California Department of Social Services PIN 22-16-ASC
May 16, 2022
Supersedes PIN 21-32.1-ASC
Supersedes 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
Community 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. This PIN includes guidance on routine diagnostic screening testing for facility staff, and guidance on diagnostic and response testing for residents and staff.
Please post/keep this PIN in the facility where residents can easily access it and distribute the PIN Summary for Residents (located at the end of this PIN) to residents and, if applicable, their representatives.
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