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COVID-19 Resources for Practitioners

High-Risk and Congregate Settings

Senior Housing Communities

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Johns Hopkins University: Strategies for Senior Housing Communities during COVID-19

A free Coursera course designed for senior housing communities on COVID-19 response strategies. This course provides a central platform for senior housing owners, managers, and service coordinators to learn how to develop and implement a comprehensive health emergency response. Topics covered include: emergency preparedness, infection and outbreak prevention, housing operations adaptations, communicating with stakeholders, promoting resident and staff well-being, and leveraging health department and other agency resources.

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International Vaccine Access Center: COVID-19 Vaccines in Older Adults

Resources to provide guidance on COVID-19 vaccines in older adults. This website includes a presentation focused on older adults covering how vaccines work, safety, and distribution as well as a document providing peer ambassadors and faith leaders a resource to answer questions frequently asked by older adults.

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Johns Hopkins University: COVID-19 Vaccination Town Hall for Assisted Living and Senior Housing Communities

Town hall designed specifically for assisted living and senior housing administrators, managers, and staff. Covers the science behind the vaccines and preliminary data, vaccination distribution, messaging strategies for staff and residents, infection prevention vigilance, and other related challenges for these settings.

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LeadingAge: Coronavirus Resources

Website includes curated resources for senior housing communities including vaccine distribution, hesitancy education, and communications material.

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CDC: Considerations for Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities

CDC guidance for senior housing communities.

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Assisted Living Facilities

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Johns Hopkins University: Strategies for Assisted Living Communities during COVID-19

A free Coursera course designed for assisted living communities on COVID-19 response strategies. This course provides a central platform for assisted living administrators and direct-care staff to learn how to develop and implement a comprehensive health emergency response. Topics covered include: emergency preparedness planning, infection and outbreak prevention, communicating with stakeholders, promoting resident and staff well-being, leveraging health department and other agency resources, and testing strategies, contact tracing and cohorting.

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Q&A


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Johns Hopkins University: COVID-19 Vaccination Town Hall for Assisted Living and Senior Housing Communities

Town hall designed specifically for assisted living and senior housing administrators, managers, and staff. Covers the science behind the vaccines and preliminary data, vaccination distribution, messaging strategies for staff and residents, infection prevention vigilance, and other related challenges for these settings.

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: CMS-CDC Fundamentals of COVID-19 Prevention for Nursing Home Management Training Series

Self-paced trainings for nursing home teams. Series covers COVID-19 surveillance, infection prevention, testing, cohorting strategies, PPE strategies, patient transfer, and other topics of interest.

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CMS Nursing Home Resource Center

CMS Toolkit on State Actions to Mitigate COVID-19 Prevalence in Nursing Homes 


CDC: Considerations for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in Assisted Living Facilities

CDC guidance for assisted living facilities.

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NIOSH PPE Tracker App


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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Recommendations for a Metropolitan COVID-19 Response—Special Area of Emphasis: Guidance on Protecting Individuals Residing in Long-Term Care Facilities

Report developed by experts at the Johns Hopkins University. Describes six recommendations for protecting individuals in long-term care facilities.

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Prisons, Jails and Detention Centers

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: COVID-19 and the US Criminal Justice System: Evidence for Public Health Measures to Reduce Risk

Report developed by experts at the Johns Hopkins University. Summarizes the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the US criminal justice system and provides evidence-based recommendations on how to reduce COVID-19 risks to people in the system.

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Webinar


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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Recommendations for a Metropolitan COVID-19 Response— Special Emphasis Series: Guidance on Protecting Incarcerated Individuals

Recommendations for protecting incarcerated individuals during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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CDC: Interim Guidance on Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Correctional and Detention Facilities

CDC guidance for correctional and detention facilities.

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FAQ

People Experiencing Homelessness

CDC: Interim Guidance for Homeless Service Providers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CDC guidance for homeless service providers.

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