Long Term Care Facilities

Long Term Care Facilities Webinar, Tuesday, April 28, 2020

News Update

Updated March 20, 2020 9:00 AM

Consejos de COVID-19 para centros de larga estancia

Sedgwick County Health Department monitors and investigates reports of disease every day, from whooping cough and chickenpox to tuberculosis and HIV. Staff are trained in methods to reduce the spread of disease. You can help, too. COVID-19 is a new disease but it spreads the same as the flu, through respiratory droplets (ex. coughing and sneezing).

CDC Recommendations for Long Term Care Facilities in Areas with No Cases:

How to Prevent the Spread of Respiratory Germs Within Your Facility:

Prevent the Spread of Respiratory Germs Between Facilities:

CDC Guidance for What To Do When COVID-19 Cases are in Sedgwick County:

Long Term Care Online Resources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas Department of Health and Environment