FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION SAFETY NOTICE REGARDING HAND SANITIZERS CONTAINING METHANOL

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-18-CCLD Primary Audience: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES ALL HOME CARE ORGANIZATION LICENSEES Summary: PIN 20-18-CCLD provides a safety notice to all Adult and Senior Care (ASC) Program licensees and Home Care Organization (HCO) licensees regarding hand sanitizers containing methanol. Download PDF HERE

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COVID-19: Advocating for Nursing Home Residents – Part XI

Courtesy of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care  The landscape of COVID-19 response in nursing homes continues to evolve rapidly at the federal and state levels. The webinar series from Consumer Voice, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Long Term Care Community Coalition and Justice in Aging reviews the latest updates, issuances from CMS, legislation, and strategies for advocates and families.

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What can be done to stop COVID-19 from ravaging skilled nursing homes in Sonoma County?

By Martin Espinoza, The Press Democrat, August 3 2020 Laura Cunningham blows a kiss to her mother, Susan Nickel, as they finish their video chat at Lakewood Meadows Park in Windsor on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Cunningham’s mother is hospitalized at Petaluma Valley Hospital while recovering from COVID-19. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat) It was nearly a month ago when Laura Nickel-Cunningham received the call from the Petaluma skilled nursing home where her mother was staying.

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