COVID-19 Updates and Information
1st Wednesday COVID-19 Calls
Visiting Loved Ones in a Nursing Home
May 21, 2021 - Requirements for Residential Care Facilities - Rescission of March 17, 2021. Please click here to view the update from the Michigan.gov website.
Action Alert: The Louder our voice, the Stronger our advocacy.
Attention Families and Residents looking to advocate for changes to visitation. Click here to view the Consumer Voice website to see what's scheduled and how you can be involved as we approach the one-year mark of visitations being banned. Please click here to view the Update on Nursing Home Visitation Rally and Webinar scheduled for March 12, 2021.
Long Term Care Ombudsman Guide for Resuming In-person Visits
Click here to download the guide.
We want to share with you information about how the ombudsman program is working to provide services and support to residents during this national emergency. Our role is to support residents within the context of the pandemic. The ombudsman program will continue to respond to and investigate complaints brought to us by residents, resident representatives, families, and others.
MI Safe Start Map
COVID-19 Long Term Care Facility Resource
Click here to view COVID-19 Long Term Care Facility Resource: Library of Executive Orders, Guidance, Policy, and Information
DHHS Epidemic Orders related to Long Term Care
- March 2, 2021 - Requirements for Residential Care Facilities Rescission of December 8, 2020 Order.
- October 21, 2020 - Requirements for Residential Care Facilities: Epidemic Order Infographic, Epidemic Order Special Cases Grid, and the Epidemic Order FAQ.
- October 28, 2020 - Testing in Skilled Nursing Facilities, Homes for the Aged, and Adult Foster Care Facilities: Epidemic Order Infographic
State of Michigan (LARA) - Federal Certification
Please click here to view details on the State of Michigan website.
Essential Caregivers Coalition
Federal Pharmacy Program For LTC
Federal Retail Pharmacy Program
Michigan Caregivers for Compromise: Because isolation kills too!
Please click here to visit their Facebook page.