From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist Two GOP state lawmakers have drafted a bill that would allow employees to decline flu vaccinations as part of their work requirements. “It is not unreasonable to raise a personal objection to the flu vaccine – the legislature has already passed much less invasive bills for worker […]
CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics has begun fielding the second wave of the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers (NSLTCP), a biennial national study of the major sectors of paid, regulated providers of long-term care services. This data collection effort includes a representative sample of assisted living and similar residential care communities across the […]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week launched a new website that provides infection-prevention resources for long-term care settings. Through the website, facilities can also access the new infection tracking system for long-term care facilities in CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network. Click here to view the website.
In September, the National Center for Health Statistics launched its new initiative, the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers (NSLTCP). Of the approximately 11,700 communities throughout the United States that were randomly selected to participate, about 3,800 communities or 32% have responded. We thank those 32% for their participation. Wisconsin’s state response rate is less […]