UPDATED STATEWIDE WAIVERS FOR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES DUE TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-24-ASC July 6, 2020 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATED STATEWIDE WAIVERS FOR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES DUE TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-24-ASC informs Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees of updates to specified statewide waivers for certain licensing statutes and regulations in PIN 20-09-CCLD dated April 2, 2020 and PIN 20-12-ASC dated April 16, 2020, and updates the specified waivers with a new effective date through September 30, 2020.

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GUIDANCE FOR SANITIZING LAUNDRY AND A LIMITED WAIVER OF HOT WATER TEMPERATURE LIMITS IN CARE FACILITIES

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-14-CCLD June 29, 2020 TO: ALL ADULT CARE, SENIOR CARE, AND CHILDREN’S RESIDENTIAL LICENSED PROVIDERS Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSSDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: GUIDANCE FOR SANITIZING LAUNDRY AND A LIMITED WAIVER OFHOT WATER TEMPERATURE LIMITS IN CARE FACILITIES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary: PIN 20-14-CCLD provides guidance on sanitizing laundry and a limited waiver of hot water temperature limits in care facilities during the current Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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UPDATED GUIDANCE ON CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) RELATED TO THE CRITICAL ROLE OF TESTING, MODIFICATION OF VISITATION GUIDELINES, NEED FOR INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL, AND USE OF FACE COVERINGS IN ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-23-ASC TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSSDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATED GUIDANCE ON CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) RELATED TO THE CRITICAL ROLE OF TESTING, MODIFICATION OF VISITATION GUIDELINES, NEED FOR INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL, AND USE OF FACE COVERINGS IN ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary: PIN 20-23-ASC provides updated guidance to Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees related to the critical role of testing for COVID-19, modification of visitor guidelines, guidance for vigilant adherence to infection control and prevention practices to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 in ASC facilities, and mandated use of face coverings.

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FACILITY COVID STATUS SURVEY SENT VIA EVERBRIDGE

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-22-ASC Primary Audience: ALL RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES FOR THE ELDERLY AND CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY LICENSEES Summary: PIN 20-22-ASC provides information on an important licensee COVID status survey that will be disseminated via the Everbridge Mass Notification System An electronic copy of PIN 20-22-ASC – FACILITY COVID STATUS SURVEY SENT VIA EVERBRIDGE is available for viewing/downloading by clicking on the following link: PIN 20-22-ASC – FACILITY COVID STATUS SURVEY SENT VIA EVERBRIDGE

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PREPARATION FOR EXTREME HEAT, PUBLIC SAFETY POWER SHUTOFFS, AND WILDFIRE EMERGENCIES

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-13-CCLD June 9, 2020 TO: ALL COMMUNITY CARE LICENSED PROVIDERS Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: PREPARATION FOR EXTREME HEAT, PUBLIC SAFETY POWER SHUTOFFS, AND WILDFIRE EMERGENCIES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-13-CCLD provides information to providers to help prepare for extreme heat, public safety power shutoffs, and wildfire emergencies.

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CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) STIMULUS CHECKS FOR PERSONS IN CARE

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-18-ASC May 15, 2020 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) STIMULUS CHECKS FORPERSONS IN CARE Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-18-ASC provides guidance to licensees of facilities whose clients/residents, including recipients of Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) benefits have received stimulus checks authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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UPDATE ON PRIORITY 1 COMPLAINTS TELE-INSPECTION PROCESS

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-09.1 – ASC May 12, 2020 TO: Adult and Senior Care Facilities Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATE ON PRIORITY 1 COMPLAINTS TELE-INSPECTION PROCESS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-09.1-ASC provides updated notice concerning investigations for Priority 1 Complaints.

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TEMPORARY CONTRACTS TO INCREASE BED CAPACITY DUE TO ANTICIPATED SURGE IN CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-17-ASC May 1, 2020 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: TEMPORARY CONTRACTS TO INCREASE BED CAPACITY DUE TO ANTICIPATED SURGE IN CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-17-ASC announces an opportunity for Adult and Senior Care licensees to assist in providing additional beds by entering into contracts to temporarily house COVID-19positive individuals.

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NOTIFICATION TO FAMILIES WHEN A PERSON TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-13-ASC April 16, 2020 PIN 20-13-ASC(Updated – April 27, 2020) TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: NOTIFICATION TO FAMILIES WHEN A PERSON TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-13-ASC advises Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees to give notice to the families of all persons in care when a person in a facility tests positive for COVID-19.

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ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES WITH CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) POSITIVE CASES AVAILABLE ON CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES WEBSITE

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-15-ASC April 24, 2020 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES WITH CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) POSITIVE CASES AVAILABLE ON CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES WEBSITE Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-15-ASC announces that information regarding licensed Adult and Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly with COVID-19 positive cases of persons in care and/orstaff has been posted on the California Department of Social Services website.

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