CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINE ADDITIONAL AND BOOSTER DOSES

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-20-ASC Primary Audience: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Summary: PIN 22-20-ASC: CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINE ADDITIONAL AND BOOSTER DOSES supersedes PIN 22-06-ASC, dated February 3, 2022, and informs Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees about updated booster recommendations including the availability of a second booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and provides information on the latest vaccine resources.

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ANNOUNCING THE COVID-19 TEST TO TREAT INITIATIVE

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-04-CCLD June 6, 2022 TO: ADULT AND SENIOR CARE LICENSEES CHILD CARE FACILITY LICENSEES CHILDREN’S RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES AND PROVIDERS FOSTER FAMILY AGENCY APPROVED OR CERTIFIED HOMES HOME CARE ORGANIZATION LICENSEES AND HOME CARE AIDES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINES Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: ANNOUNCING THE COVID-19 TEST TO TREAT INITIATIVE Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 22-04-CCLD provides information about assistance available through the Test to Treat initiative that gives individuals an important way to rapidly access free treatment for COVID-19 through nationwide pharmacy-based clinics, federally funded health centers, and long-term care facilities.

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INFECTION CONTROL PLAN COURTESY FORMS FOR ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-18-ASC June 3, 2022 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROVIDERS Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: INFECTION CONTROL PLAN COURTESY FORMS FOR ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 22-1-ASC announces the release of the Infection Control Plan courtesy forms for Adult and Senior Care (ASC) facilities with the exception of Adult Residential Facilities for Persons with Special Health Care Needs (ARFPSHNs).

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UPDATED DIAGNOSTIC AND RESPONSE TESTING GUIDANCE FOR CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-16-ASC May 16, 2022 Supersedes PIN 21-32.1-ASCSupersedes PIN 20-38-ASC in part Supersedes PIN 20-23-ASC in part TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINES Deputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATED DIAGNOSTIC AND RESPONSE TESTING GUIDANCE FOR CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 22-16-ASC supersedes PIN 21-32.1-ASC, dated August 11, 2021, supersedes in part PIN 20-38-ASC, dated October 6, 2020, related to facility staff who fully recovered from COVID-19 infection and continue to test positive 90 days after infection, and supersedes in part PIN 20-23-ASC, dated June 26, 2020, related to testing of new or returning facility staff.

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RESIDENT COHORTING, ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE, STAFFING, AND USE OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT BASED ON RESIDENT CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) STATUS

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-15-ASC May 13, 2022 Supersedes PIN 21-12-ASC Supersedes PIN 21-17.2-ASC in part Superseded PIN 21-49-ASC in part Supersedes PIN 20-38-ASC in part TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: RESIDENT COHORTING, ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE, STAFFING, AND USE OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT BASED ON RESIDENT CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) STATUS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 22-15-ASC supersedes PIN 21-12-ASC, dated February 10, 2021, supersedes in part PIN 21-17.2-ASC, dated May 14, 2021, supersedes in part PIN 21-49-ASC, dated November 17, 2021 and supersedes in part PIN 20-38-ASC, dated October 6, 2020, and provides updated guidance related to resident cohorting, isolation and quarantine, staffing considerations, and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) based on the resident’s COVID-19 status.

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ADULT AND SENIOR CARE (ASC)- UPDATED REGULATIONS FOR INFECTION CONTROL REQUIREMENTS

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-13-ASC April 4, 2022 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES (EXCEPT FOR ADULT RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES FOR PERSONS WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS) Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: ADULT AND SENIOR CARE (ASC)- UPDATED REGULATIONS FOR INFECTION CONTROL REQUIREMENTS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 22-13-ASC updates California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 22, Division 6.

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GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER N-04-22 REGARDING CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) AND THE EXPIRATION OF COVID-19 WAIVERS

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-12-ASC March 29, 2022 (Supersedes PIN 21-39.1-ASC) TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER N-04-22 REGARDING CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) AND THE EXPIRATION OF COVID-19 WAIVERS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 22-12-ASC supersedes PIN 21-39.1-ASC, dated December 20, 2021, and notifies Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees and Continuing Care Retirement Community providers that pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-04-22, dated February 25, 2022, facilities operating under existing California Department of Social Services (CDSS) COVID-19 waivers are permitted to continue operating pursuant to such waivers through the expiration date set forth by CDSS, or June 30, 2022, whichever occurs first (unless extended by the Governor).

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ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITY WORKER CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION AND BOOSTER REQUIREMENTS

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-05.1-ASC TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITY WORKER CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION AND BOOSTER REQUIREMENTS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 22-05.1-ASC notifies all Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees of updated COVID19 vaccination and booster requirements for all workers of ASC facilities, pursuant to the State Public Health Officer Order of February 22, 2022.

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UPDATED STATEWIDE VISITATION WAIVER, AND TESTING AND VACCINATION VERIFICATION GUIDANCE FOR VISITORS RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-07-ASC February 7, 2022 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINES Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATED STATEWIDE VISITATION WAIVER, AND TESTING AND VACCINATION VERIFICATION GUIDANCE FOR VISITORS RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 22-07-ASC supersedes PIN 22-04-ASC, dated January 18, 2022 and PIN 21-40-ASC, dated August 27, 2021, related to the Visitation Waiver.

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CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINE ADDITIONAL AND BOOSTER DOSES

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-06-ASC TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINE ADDITIONAL AND BOOSTER DOSES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 22-06-ASC supersedes PIN 21-51-ASC, dated December 15, 2021, and informs Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees about the availability of both the third (additional) dose and booster dose of COVID-19 vaccines.

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