Fact Sheets & Letters

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Report: Nursing Home Cases Through March 7, 2021pdf3/30/2021 4:00:00 AMNew resident cases and deaths are at their lowest since CMS began collecting COVID data in nursing homes. Nursing homes have seen a 96% decline in new resident cases and a 91% decline in resident deaths since December 20.
Fact Sheet: COVID-19 Vaccines and Long Term Carepdf3/29/2021 4:00:00 AMAHCA/NCAL have answered some of the most common questions about vaccination efforts in long term care facilities, including vaccination rates, vaccine hesitancy, reporting and when facilities will return to normal.
Timeline: COVID-19 in Nursing Homespdf3/17/2021 4:00:00 AMDespite repeated calls for help, nursing homes did not receive resources or priority for months. Even then, the high amount of spread in surrounding communities made it impossible for nursing homes to prevent the virus from entering their facilities.
Letter to Governors: Ensuring Ongoing Access to COVID-19 Vaccines in Long Term Carepdf3/11/2021 5:00:00 AMChief Medical Officer Dr. David Gifford asks states for their support in helping long term care providers with the next phase of vaccine distribution.
Infographic: Long Term Care Faces Worst Financial Crisis in Historypdf3/8/2021 5:00:00 AMWithout additional government assistance, thousands of facilities may be unable to keep their doors open, threatening access to care for vulnerable seniors and individuals with disabilities.
Joint Letter: Request to Administration to Allocate Vaccines to Long Term Carepdf3/6/2021 5:00:00 AMAHCA/NCAL, LeadingAge, Argentum and ASHA write to White House Senior Advisor Andy Slavitt to request that the federal government allocate 50,000-75,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines weekly to long term care pharmacies.
Report: Nursing Home Cases Through February 7, 2021pdf3/2/2021 5:00:00 AMWith vaccine rollout, nursing homes have seen a dramatic decline in new COVID cases and deaths.
LETTER: AHCA/NCAL Asks CDC To Evaluate Vaccines’ Effectiveness Among Long Term Care Populationpdf2/10/2021 5:00:00 AMThe nation's largest association representing long term and post-acute care providers requests the federal agency to expediate research to ensure facilities can swiftly and safely reopen.
Analysis COVID-19 Outbreaks in Nursing Homespdf1/14/2021 5:00:00 AMLocation of a nursing home, asymptomatic spread and availability of testing were determining factors in COVID-19 outbreaks according to independent analyses by leading academic and health care experts as well as government researchers.
LETTER: AHCA/NCAL Urges HHS To Extend Public Health Emergencypdf12/29/2020 5:00:00 AMAHCA/NCAL urges the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to extend the public health emergency beyond its current January 23, 2021 expiration date.