CHA News Article

CDPH Issues Enhanced Standard Precautions for Skilled-Nursing Facilities
For Case Managers, Quality and Patient Safety Staff

In All Facilities Letter 19-22, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has released updated guidance on safely caring for skilled-nursing facility residents with multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO). According to CDPH, this advisory guidance was prompted by reports of facilities refusing to admit residents with MDRO.