California Department of Social Services PIN 21-06-ASC
January 26, 2021
TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR PROGRAM LICENSEES
FROM: Original signed by Ley Arquisola
LEY ARQUISOLA, R.N., M.S.N.
Acting Deputy Director
Community Care Licensing Division
SUBJECT: UPDATE TO GUIDANCE FOR DECONTAMINATION AND REUSE OF N95 FILTERING FACEPIECE RESPIRATORS (Supersedes PIN 20-20-ASC)
Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary
PIN 21-06-ASC provides updated guidance regarding the discontinued use of decontaminated N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators (FFRs), including the discontinuation of use of the Battelle Critical Care Decontamination System (CCDS)™ that facilities may have previously enrolled in. This PIN supersedes PIN 20-20-ASC in its entirety.
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