Orange County Nursing Home Infection Prevention Toolkit

For Orange County nursing homes only – schedule a consultative session with the OC Infection Prevention Team

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1. Introduction – Preventing COVID-19 in Nursing Homes

2. Visitors

  • COVID-19 Visitor Policy for Nursing Homes (PDF) (DOC)
  • FAQs – Visitor Policy (PDF) (DOC)
  • No Visitor Policy –Letter to Family (PDF) (DOC)

3. Social Distancing, Masking, and Shared Activities

4. Universal Symptom and Temperature Screening

  • Staff Entry Symptom and Temperature Screening Protocol (PDF) (DOC)
  • Poster – Health Alert – Know COVID Symptoms (PDF)
  • FAQs for Staff – What to Know if You Have COVID-19 (PDF) (DOC)
  • FAQs for Staff – Keeping Family Safe if You Have COVID-19 (PDF) (DOC)

5. Universal COVID PCR Screening

  • FAQs for Staff – What to Know if You Have COVID-19 (PDF) (DOC)
  • FAQs for Staff – Keeping Family Safe if You Have COVID-19 (PDF) (DOC)

6. Hand Hygiene

7. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

8. Environmental Cleaning

  • Overview – Cleaning Guidelines (PDF) (DOC)
  • Protocol – Resident Room Cleaning (PDF) (DOC)
  • Protocol – Common Area Cleaning (PDF) (DOC)
  • Protocol – Folding Cleaning Cloths (PDF) (DOC)
  • Protocol – Saturating Cleaning Cloths (PDF) (DOC)
  • Protocol – Housekeeping Cart (PDF) (DOC)
  • Overview – Housekeeping Compliance (PDF) (DOC)
  • Protocol – Housekeeping Observations (PDF) (DOC)
  • Protocol – UV Marking (PDF) (DOC)
  • Housekeeping Skills Assessment Log (PDF) (DOC)
  • UV Marking Log (PDF) (DOC)
  • FAQs – Environmental Cleaning (PDF) (DOC)

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