Long-term Care Regulation has developed an Infection Control Checklist Tool (PDF) for DAHS providers. The tool allows DAHS providers to review the effectiveness of their infection control policies when providing services to DAHS clients. LTCR survey staff will use these prompts to conduct infection control focused survey activities. All DAHS providers are encouraged to use
August 18, 2020 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CT On August 18, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will unveil the latest edition of Healthy People! Healthy People 2030 is a set of science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving health and well-being in the United States. During the webcast, we’ll highlight
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 Response: Promising Practices in Health Equity Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. CT Please join the CDC for another webinar focused on sharing promising public health practices to reduce COVID-19 related disparities. During this webinar, presenters will discuss actions taken to mitigate the disproportionate impact of
The Profile of Older Americans is an annual summary of the available statistics related to the older population in the United States. Principal sources of data are the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Center for Health Statistics, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Profile illustrates the shifting demographics of Americans age 65 and older.
From the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis at the University of Iowa College of Public Health: While much of the COVID-19 focus has been on major metropolitan areas, rural areas of the United States are not free of exposure. As of July 1, 2020, there were a total of 2,652,260 cases and 126,661