Light To Guide Our Feet
Light To Guide Our Feet

Menu

Collapse

Search Result

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

What's Going On

Collapse

There are currently 83 users online. 0 members and 83 guests.

Most users ever online was 3,930 at 06:07 PM on 04-20-2019.

62 results in 0.0085 seconds.
Keywords
Members
Tags
centers x
  •  

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services posts Guidance for Implementing New Testing Requirements in Nursing Homes and Labs

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services posts Guidance for Implementing New Testing Requirements in Nursing Homes and Labs | site |




    (August 26, 2020) - - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published today (August 26, 2020) the following information:

    Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance for nursing homes and clinical laboratories to assist in enhancing their abilities to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to nursing home residents and their front line staff.

    Nursing homes are particularly vulnerable to the prevalence and spread of COVID-19. CMS continues to take proactive steps to enhance infection control policies, including practices that limit potential transmission, and prevent outbreaks within these facilities to protect residents. Today’s guidance requires all nursing homes to test all residents and staff for COVID-19. A new survey
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says United States Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 100,000

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says United States Coronavirus (COVID-19) Death Toll Surpasses 100,000 | site |


    May 28, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following information: Today the number of people in the United States who have died from COVID-19 surpassed 100,000. Families, friends, coworkers, loved ones and community members are grieving for each person who has been lost to this disease. Reaching the milestone of 100, 000 persons lost in such a short timeframe is a sobering development and a heart-breaking reminder of the horrible toll of this unprecedented pandemic. COVID-19 has touched families in every part of America – with communities across the country experiencing the pandemic in different ways. As many communities are strategically reopening, it is important for everyone to work together to continue efforts to prevent community spread of COVID-19. We ask that all Americans continue to follow t...
    See more | Go to post

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates COVID-19 Transmission Webpage to Clarify Information about Types of Spread

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates COVID-19 Transmission Webpage to Clarify Information about Types of Spread| site |



    (May 22, 2020) - - Today (May 22, 2020), The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following information:

    CDC actively reviews our website to make sure the content is accessible and clear for all types of audiences. As a result of one such review, edits were made to the organization of the COVID-19 transmission page, including adding a headline in an attempt to clarify other types of spread beyond person to person. This change was intended to make it easier to read, and was not a result of any new science.

    After media reports appeared that suggested a change in CDC’s view on transmissibility, it became clear that these edits were confusing. Therefore, we have once again edited the page to provide clarity. The primary and most important mode of transmission for COVID-19 is through
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Awards 100 Million Dollars to Health Centers for COVID-19 Response

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Awards $100 Million to Health Centers for COVID-19 Response | site |




    (March 24, 2020) - - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published (today) the following information: Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded $100 million to 1,381 health centers across the country with funding provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020. HRSA-funded health centers may use the awards to address screening and testing needs, acquire medical supplies and boost telehealth capacity in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. On Friday, March 6, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020, which provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the COVID...
    See more | Go to post

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention March 9, 2020 Media Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention March 9, 2020 Media Telebriefing Update: COVID-19| site |



    (March 9, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following audio version of CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19:






    or


    Press HERE
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Announces Actions to Address Spread of Coronavirus

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Announces Actions to Address Spread of Coronavirus| site |





    CMS calls on all health care providers to activate infection control practices and issues guidance to inspectors as they inspect facilities affected by Coronavirus





    (March 4, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published the following information: Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing several actions aimed at limiting the spread of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). Specifically, CMS is issuing a call to action to health care providers across the country to ensure they are implementing their infection control procedures, which they are required to maintain at all times. Additionally, CMS is announcing that, effective immediately and, until further notice, State Survey Agencies and Accrediting Organizations will focus their facility inspections...
    See more | Go to post

  • Transcript for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention March 3, 2020 Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

    Transcript for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention March 3, 2020 Telebriefing Update on COVID-19 | site |




    (March 3, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing Update on COVID-19:



    Please Note: This transcript is not edited and may contain errors.




    Welcome and thank you for standing by. At this time all participants will be in the listen only mode until the question and answer session of today’s conference. Please press star 1 on your phone and record your name when prompted. This call is being recorded. If you have any objections, please disconnect at this time. I will now turn the call over to your host Paul Fulton. You may begin. Hello and thank you all for joining us today for this briefing to update you on CDC’s COVID-19 response. We’re joined by Dr. Nancy Messonnier who will give o...
    See more | Go to post

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention March 3, 2020 Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention March 3, 2020 Telebriefing Update on COVID-19| site |



    (March 3, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following audio version of CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19:









    or




    Press HERE











    See more | Go to post

  • Transcript of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Saturday, February 29, 2020 Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

    Transcript of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Saturday, February 29, 2020 Telebriefing Update on COVID-19| site |




    (March 2, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following transcript of the CDC Saturday, February 29, 2020 Telebriefing Update on COVID-19:



    Please Note: This transcript is not edited and may contain errors.





    Thank you all for standing by. Please continue take stand by. The conference will begin momentarily. Please continue to stand by. The conference will begin momentarily. Thank you. Good afternoon and thank you all for standing by. At this time, I would like to inform all participants that your lines will be on a listen-only mode until the question and answer session of today’s call. Today’s call is being recorded. If there are any objections, you may disconnect at this time. I will now turn the call over to Ben...
    See more | Go to post

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Washington State Report First COVID-19 Death

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Washington State Report First COVID-19 Death| site |




    (February 29, 2020) - - On Saturday, February 29, 2020 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following information:


    There also are ongoing investigations into possible outbreaks in health care settings.


    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and public health officials in the state of Washington have reported three hospitalized patients who have tested presumptive-positive for the virus that causes COVID-19, including one patient who died.
    • Two of the patients are from a long-term care facility (LTCF) where one is a health care worker. Additional residents and staff of the LTCF who have not yet been tested for COVID-19 are reportedly either ill with respiratory symptoms or hospitalized with pneumonia of unknown cause.
    • The patient who died, a male in his 50s, was being
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention February 29, 2020 Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention February 29, 2020 Telebriefing Update on COVID-19 | site |





    (February 29, 2020) - - On Saturday, February 29, 2020 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published following audio version of its Saturday, February 29, 2020 Telebriefing Update on COVID-19:








    or


    Press HERE










    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Announces Additional COVID-19 Presumptive Positive Cases

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Announces Additional COVID-19 Presumptive Positive Cases| site |



    (February 28, 2020) - - On Friday, February 28, 2020 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the following information:

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is aware of four new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 announced by state public health authorities who are currently conducting investigations.
    • California has announced a second possible instance of community spread.
    • Oregon has announced its first possible instance of community spread.
    • The state of Washington has announced two presumptive cases. One is likely travel related. The other is the state’s first possible instance of community spread.

    Community spread means spread of an illness for which the source of infection is unknown. One previous possible instance of community spread was announced in California on February 26. The four...
    See more | Go to post

  • Transcript for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention February 28, 2020 Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

    Transcript for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention February 28, 2020 Telebriefing Update on COVID-19| site |




    (February 28, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing Update on COVID-19:




    Please Note: This transcript is not edited and may contain errors.





    Benjamin Haynes: Thank you all joining us for this briefing. We’re joined today by the director of CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease, Dr. Nancy Messonnier. At this time Ii will turn the call over.

    Dr. Nancy Messonnier: Good afternoon, thank you for joining us today. Since I last briefed you, there has been one new case of COVID-19 detected through the U.S. public health system. As has been widely reported, at this time we don’t know how or where this person became infected. This brings the
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention February 28, 2020 Media Telebriefing Update on COVID-19

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention February 28, 2020 Media Telebriefing Update on COVID-19 | site |




    (February 28, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following audio version of CDC's Friday, February 28, 2020 Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19:







    or


    Press HERE





    See more | Go to post

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Confirms Possible Instance of Community Spread of COVID-19 in U.S.

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Confirms Possible Instance of Community Spread of COVID-19 in U.S.| site |



    (February 26, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following information: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed an infection with the virus that causes COVID-19 in California in a person who reportedly did not have relevant travel history or exposure to another known patient with COVID-19. At this time, the patient’s exposure is unknown. It’s possible this could be an instance of community spread of COVID-19, which would be the first time this has happened in the United States. Community spread means spread of an illness for which the source of infection is unknown. It’s also possible, however, that the patient may have been exposed to a returned traveler who was infected. This case was detected through the U.S. public health system — picked up by astute clin...
    See more | Go to post

Menu

Collapse

Trending

Collapse

  • Staff Reporter 1
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services posts Guidance for Implementing New Testing Requirements in Nursing Homes and Labs
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services posts Guidance for Implementing New Testing Requirements in Nursing Homes and Labs | site |




    (August 26, 2020) - - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published today (August 26, 2020) the following information:

    Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance for nursing homes and clinical laboratories to assist in enhancing their abilities to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to nursing home residents and their front line staff.

    Nursing homes are particularly vulnerable to the prevalence and spread of COVID-19. CMS continues to take proactive steps to enhance infection control policies, including practices that limit potential transmission, and prevent outbreaks within these facilities to protect residents. Today’s guidance requires all nursing homes to test all residents and staff for COVID-19. A new survey
    ...
    08-31-2020, 01:21 PM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says United States Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 100,000
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says United States Coronavirus (COVID-19) Death Toll Surpasses 100,000 | site |


    May 28, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following information: Today the number of people in the United States who have died from COVID-19 surpassed 100,000. Families, friends, coworkers, loved ones and community members are grieving for each person who has been lost to this disease. Reaching the milestone of 100, 000 persons lost in such a short timeframe is a sobering development and a heart-breaking reminder of the horrible toll of this unprecedented pandemic. COVID-19 has touched families in every part of America – with communities across the country experiencing the pandemic in different ways. As many communities are strategically reopening, it is important for everyone to work together to continue efforts to prevent community spread of COVID-19. We ask that all Americans continue to follow t...
    05-29-2020, 03:53 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates COVID-19 Transmission Webpage to Clarify Information about Types of Spread
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates COVID-19 Transmission Webpage to Clarify Information about Types of Spread| site |



    (May 22, 2020) - - Today (May 22, 2020), The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following information:

    CDC actively reviews our website to make sure the content is accessible and clear for all types of audiences. As a result of one such review, edits were made to the organization of the COVID-19 transmission page, including adding a headline in an attempt to clarify other types of spread beyond person to person. This change was intended to make it easier to read, and was not a result of any new science.

    After media reports appeared that suggested a change in CDC’s view on transmissibility, it became clear that these edits were confusing. Therefore, we have once again edited the page to provide clarity. The primary and most important mode of transmission for COVID-19 is through
    ...
    05-27-2020, 04:11 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Awards 100 Million Dollars to Health Centers for COVID-19 Response
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Awards $100 Million to Health Centers for COVID-19 Response | site |




    (March 24, 2020) - - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published (today) the following information: Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded $100 million to 1,381 health centers across the country with funding provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020. HRSA-funded health centers may use the awards to address screening and testing needs, acquire medical supplies and boost telehealth capacity in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. On Friday, March 6, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020, which provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the COVID...
    03-25-2020, 12:53 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention March 9, 2020 Media Telebriefing Update on COVID-19
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention March 9, 2020 Media Telebriefing Update: COVID-19| site |



    (March 9, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following audio version of CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19:






    or


    Press HERE
    ...
    03-10-2020, 03:59 AM

Menu

Collapse

Menu

Collapse

Working...
X