Skilled Nursing Facility Infection Prevention Calls

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AFL 20-50 From the California Department of Public Health

April 30, 2020

TO: Skilled Nursing Facilities

SUBJECT: Skilled Nursing Facility Infection Prevention Calls

All Facilities Letter (AFL) Summary

This AFL notifies skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) that the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is hosting weekly SNF Infection Prevention Calls, beginning May 7, 2020. The weekly calls will be held to discuss any recent updates on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Beginning May 7, 2020, CDPH will be hosting weekly SNF Infection Prevention Calls to discuss COVID-19 updates. The calls will be focused on infection prevention guidance and it is recommended that SNF infection preventionist staff attend. SNFs and local health departments are also encouraged to attend. The teleconference calls will be held:

  • Time: Thursdays, 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
  • Dial-in: 1-877-226-8163
  • Access Code: 513711

If you have any questions about this AFL, please contact the CDPH Healthcare-Associated Infections Program via email at HAIProgram@cdph.ca.gov.

Sincerely,

Original signed by Heidi W. Steinecker

Heidi W. Steinecker
Deputy Director

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