Suspension of Regulatory Enforcement of Hospital Requirements

AFL 20-26.5 From the California Department of Public Health January 24, 2021 TO: General Acute Care Hospitals SUBJECT: Suspension of Regulatory Enforcement of Hospital Requirements (This AFL supersedes AFL 20-26.4) ​AUTHORITY:     Proclamation of Emergency, Executive Order N-27-20 and Executive Order N-39-20 All Facilities Letter (AFL) Summary This AFL notifies hospitals of a temporary waiver of specified regulatory requirements due to the state of emergency related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Maintain Efforts to Increase Staffing Levels

AFL 21-07 From the California Department of Public Health January 24, 2021 TO: Skilled Nursing FacilitiesGeneral Acute Care Hospitals SUBJECT: Maintain Efforts to Increase Staffing Levels AUTHORITY:     Proclamation of a State of Emergency (PDF) and Executive Orders N-27-20 (PDF) and N-39-20 (PDF) All Facilities Letter (AFL) Summary This AFL notifies skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and general acute care hospitals (GACHs) that have a temporary waiver of staffing requirements that they must maintain efforts to increase staffing levels and return to the required staffing levels.

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