The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has released updated All Facilities Letters (AFLs) on COVID-19 vaccines and program flexibility requests on space requirements.
The AFLs include:
- AFL 21-20.2 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccine Recommendations for Eligible Individuals Prior to Discharge: Recommends general acute hospitals and acute psychiatric hospitals offer COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible individuals prior to discharge.
- AFL 22-09.1 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccine and Booster Recommendations for Clinically Eligible Individuals: Recommends that health care facilities offer COVID-19 vaccinations and booster doses to clinically eligible individuals.
- AFL 22-23.2 Guidance for Response to Surge in Respiratory Viruses Among Pediatric Patients and AFL 22-33.1 Guidance for Response to Surge in Respiratory Viruses Among Adult Patients: These updated AFLs offer guidance on applying for temporary waivers related to space requirements.
If you have any questions about the AFLs, you can contact your local CDPH district office or CHA’s Trina Gonzalez, vice president, policy, at firstname.lastname@example.org.