On Oct. 12, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released All Facilities Letter (AFL) 21-38, which seeks input from stakeholders in amending Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations related to general acute care hospitals. Specifically, CDPH is requesting feedback on the regulations related to general acute care hospitals on coronary care service, dental service, intensive care service, distinct part intermediate care […]
On Oct. 11, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released All Facilities Letter (AFL) 21-08.5, updating prior guidance on return to work for health care personnel with COVID-19.
CHA has received a response to its Sept. 15 letter seeking various forms of regulatory and financial relief to combat California’s persistent and growing health care workforce crisis.
On Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to noon (PT), CHA — in conjunction with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) — will host the annual CDPH Leadership Updates and District Sessions meeting.
On Aug. 24, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released All Facilities Letter (AFL) 21-33, which requests that hospitals and other licensed facilities provide contact information for a designated emergency contact and, optionally, an alternate point of contact. CDPH requests these updates from time to time through an AFL.
Don’t miss this annual opportunity to connect with CDPH’s Center for Health Care Quality leadership and your district representatives.
On Aug. 20, CDPH issued FAQs on the state public health officer order on hospital visitation. This health order requires vaccine verification or proof of a COVID-19 test for visitors of hospitals and other facilities. The FAQs provide clarifications, in addition to those issued in All Facilities Letter (AFL) 21-31, on who is covered by the order and who is […]
To support members as they implement the recent state public health officer orders requiring testing of unvaccinated workers and employee vaccine requirements, CHA has compiled a set of frequently asked questions.
The COVID -19 State Testing Task Force has resources available for those seeking additional testing resources. This short video describes how to initiate a partnership with the state testing task force to obtain additional testing resources.
In response to the surge of new COVID-19 infections due to the new Delta variant, on Aug. 5 Gov. Newsom issued a health officer order to require COVID-19 vaccinations in specified health care settings, including all general acute care hospitals (GACHs), acute psychiatric hospitals, and skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs). This requirement comes after a growing number of hospital […]