WHO: Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities to Prevent COVID-19 and its Spread - Infectious Disease Advisor

This interim guidance is for LTCF managers and corresponding infection prevention and control (IPC) focal persons in LTCF and updates the guidance published in March 2020. The objective of this document is to provide guidance on IPC in LTCFs in the context of COVID-19 to 1) prevent COVID-19-virus from entering the facility and spreading within the facility, and 2) to support safe conditions for visiting through the rigorous application of IPC procedures for the residents’ well-being.  WHO will update these recommendations as new information becomes available. All technical guidance for COVID-19 is available online…more