The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has updated three documents related to healthcare facilities and COVID-19. This guidance applies to all U.S. settings where healthcare is delivered, including nursing homes and home health. Updates were made to reflect the high levels of vaccine-and infection-induced immunity and the availability of effective treatments and prevention tools. This guidance provides a framework for facilities to implement select infection prevention and control practices (e.g., universal source control) based on their individual circumstances (e.g., levels of community transmission).
The updated documents include: