CDPH Updates Guidance for Limiting COVID-19 Transmissions in Long Term Care Facilities

March 8, 2021

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued all facilities letter (AFL) 20-22.6  which updates previous guidance for limiting the transmission of COVID-19 in long term care facilities  including skilled facilities (SNFs). Specifically,  this AFL updates the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH’s) visitation guidance, including: expanded opportunities for indoor, in-room visitation and physical touch, as well as infection control measures for fully vaccinated residents and visitors.