988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline in Ohio

AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine

AMDA COVID-19 Resources - COVID-19 Resources page

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


CMS Nursing Home Data

Leading Age Ohio

Moving Forward Nursing Home Coalition Action Plans

Ohio Assisted Living Association

Ohio Department of Health

Ohio Governor's Nursing Home Task Force, Recommendations Report

Ohio Health Care Association

State Medical Board of Ohio

Urine Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based (PCR) Testing
Guidance Document

ODH Vaccine Resources
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COVID-19 Resources

June 2023

COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Final Rule

May 2022

PSNet, Article by Debra Bakerjian, PhD, APRN -

CDC Health Advisory, Updated Information on Availability and Use of Treatments for Outpatients with Mild to Moderate COVID-19 Who are at Increased Risk for Severe Outcomes of COVID-19

April 2022

WBUR, Once again, nursing home residents are paying the price

Interesting read: The Preventable Epidemic: A Frontline Doctor's Experience, Author Dr. Arun Gupta

March 2022

Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities 
The February article is titled “Making Space for Something Different” and here is a link, To access previous issues of NAL Facility Professional and to sign up to receive the newsletter directly, go to

February 2022

December 2021

Nursing Home Visitation FAQ CMS 2021.12.23

August 2021

June 2021

OSHA COVID-19 Healthcare ETS

April 2021

Medical Letter free content 
-  COVID 19 treatment table
-  COVID 19 vaccine comparison

CDC COVID-19 Outbreak Associated With A Sars Cov 2 R.1 Lineage Variant In A Skilled Nursing Facility After Vaccination Program Kentucky March 2021

March 2021

Ohio Department of Aging Events
Interim Guidance For Communal Activities And Visitation 25feb2021 Final
North Dakota Health, COVID-19 Vaccines & Fetal Cell Lines

February 2021

AMDA COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Statement 2021 02 01 Final
CDC Website: Toolkit for Older Adults & People at Higher Risk.

December 2020

COVID 19 Vaccine updates by Dr. Jessica Coleman

CDC Options to Reduce Quarantine for Contacts of Persons with Sars Cov 2 Infection Using Symptom Monitoring and Diagnostic Testing 2020.12.2

AMDA Q&A About the COVID 19 Vaccine for PALTC Patients Family Member and Staff 12 1 20 Final
ODH Ohio Pandemic Vaccine Provider Update - Dec 7th
ODH Guidance For Quarantine 12 07 20
ODH Handout 12 07 2020 ODH COVID 19 Quarantine
ODH Workgroup Handout Covid 19 Vaccination Overview
Todd Sobol Presentation Monoclonal Antibody OMDA 12 20
ODH Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update 12.14.2020
ODH COVID 19 Vaccination Workgroup Handout 12.14.20
ODH Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update 12.21.2020

November 2020

McKnight's LTC News 11.12.2020 New Medicare coverage for COVID-19 antibody treatment can be really helpful for nursing homes 

CDC Transmission Dynamics by Age Group In Covid 19 Hotspot Counties United States April September 2020

New England Journal of Medicine SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibody LY-CoV555 in Outpatient with COVID-19 2020.11.12

JAMA Internal Medicine, Antibodies, Immunity, and COVID-19

October 2020

Remdesivir Fails To Prevent COVID-19 Deaths In Large Trial 202.10.15

August 2020

Updates from CDC regarding testing

Project ECHO
ECHO ADHD Flyer Final 2020
ECHO Flyer Trauma And PTSD Final 2020
Project ECHO COVID-9 Flyer 2020 Final

July 2020

Indiana State Dept Health Visitation Guidelines for Long-term Care Facilities
-  CDC Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
-  ASHP Assessment of Evidence for COVID-19 Related Treatments Updated 7/16/2020

June 2020

-   NCID & Chapter of Infectious Disease Physicians, Academy of Medicine Singapore Study Infectivity Pdf 2020.06.02
-   Responsible ReStartOhio NF Testing Webinar 6 2 20 FinalmedRxiv Patient-collected tongue, nasal, and mid-turbinate swabs for SARS-CoV-2

May 2020

-   NIH Antithrombotic Therapy In Patients With COVID-19 2020.05.11

March and April, 2020

Information Sharing COVID-19, By Todd Sobol, MD, CMD
ODH Transfer Communication Tool
Revised 3/20/20 - AHCA NCAL Guidance to SNFs on Admissions from and Discharges to Hospitals Relating to COVID-19
FHCA, FHA and Leading Age Florida Post Acute Facility Transfer
Washington State PALTC Resources
ODH Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Updated Guidance for Testing and Resource Management
ODH Stay at Home FAQ 03.22.20
ODH Directors Order Stay at Home
-  CDC Public Health Management Decision Making Grid 2020.03
-  CMS Announces relief clinicians providers hospitals and facilities participating quality reporting
-  California Covid 19 Weekly Rounds March 23 Flyer
The incidental economist treatment prospects for COVID-19
Dr. Grabowski: Postacute Care Preparedness for COVID-19
McKnight Senior Living, Stan Szpytek: Implement your emergency plan during infectious disease outbreaks such as COVID-19
NY DOH COVID-19 NH admissions readmissions
-  MITS BITS on Telehealth 3.20.2020 Final
-  ODM Telehealth Faq Final 3 20 20
-  State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy Emergency Rule For Dispensing Chloroquine And Hydroxychloroquine
-  OAC 5160 1 21 Telehealth During a State of Emergency Appendix As In Effect
-  OAC 5160 1 21 Telehealth During a State of Emergency Rule In Effect
-  Marriott Community Caregiver Rate One Pager Final 2020.04.01
-  Lancet China Disease Severity Analysis 2020.04.01
-  Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Outbreak at Canterbury Rehab, 3/29/2020
Abbott Id Now Covid 19 Rapid Test
COVID 19 Testing Kit Order Form Template
-   NGA Memorandum Strategies For COVID 19 Response for Older Adults and People with Disabilities 2020.04.08
TRC COVID 19 And Pharmacotherapy 2020.04.09
-  AGMC CCF COVID PPE Procedural Recommendations V2.0 4.2.2020
-  Univ MD USDeN Optimization Medication Management During COVID Pandemic 2020.04.13
-  CSTE Covid 19 Case Definition Interi 2020.04.13
-  Board of Pharmacy update: COVID-19 response efforts
-  State Medical Board of Ohio COVID-19 updates:
-  State of Ohio's website: Coronavirus.Ohio.Gov
-  Department of Health hotline: 1-833-4-ASK-ODH
-  NIH Treatment Guidelines
-  ascp Field Guide to Reduce Medication Burden During COVID-19
PubMed Info about hypoglycemia in DM patients with PMR on HCQ
-   FRONTLINE COVID-19 GUIDE Compiled by Kathryn Bolles, MD; Shawn Cohen, MD; Justin Granstein, MD MPH; Christopher Kovach, MD MSc; Patrick Marcus, MD; Kristen Rogers, MD MPH; Eric Tanenbaum, MD
-   VTE Final 04 24 2020 Anticoagulation Guidelines for COVID-19 Patients, Teresa Carman, MD, UHCMC


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