Coronavirus (COVID-19) poses an unprecedented threat to residents in nursing homes and other adult care facilities in the United States. As of January 22, approximately 147,000 residents and workers have died from COVID-19 and 1,239,000 individuals at 32,000 facilities have been infected, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, while countless residents are suffering from isolation, substandard care, abuse, and neglect.

This page provides information on COVID-19 in long-term care settings to help you navigate this crisis. Information on Resources, Data, News & Reports, and Federal Guidance/Requirements can be accessed by selecting the tabs below.

LTCCC Resources

Fact Sheet: Nursing Home Care & The Coronavirus
LTCCC’s Vaccine Resource Center
Fact Sheet: Infection Prevention and Control
Nursing Home 411 Podcasts
LTCCC Webinars
Issue Alert: Infection Control & Prevention
LTC Voting Resources

Other Organizations

COVID Palliative Care
Justice in Aging COVID-19 Resources
CANHR COVID-19 Resources

Federal

Facility Level COVID Data
Nursing Home Coronavirus Testing Allocations
OSHA COVID Citations
Nursing Home Staffing (Q2 2020)
Nursing Home Provider Info (April 2020)
Infection Control & Prevention Citations

Other

New York State LTC COVID Fatalities
KFF: State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus
Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center
Joint Recommendations for Resident Visitation
LTCCC’s Blueprint for Restoring Visitation Rights
LTCCC’s Emergency Action Plan for NY State
Issue Alert: Infection Control & Prevention
March 2020 Statement: Coronavirus & Nursing Home Visitation
CMS Nursing Home Visitation Guidance
CMS: COVID Testing FAQ
CDC FAQ: COVID Vaccines & LTC Residents
Nursing Home Recommendations for Holidays
CMS Memo: Survey & Enforcement (June 1, 2020)
CDC: Assisted Living Recommendations (May 29, 2020)
CMS Toolkit: Combating COVID-19 in Nursing Homes
CDC Fact Sheet on Infection Control

This section contains federal resources we’ve identified as important during the coronavirus 19 pandemic. A comprehensive list of federal resources and policy updates on COVID-19 and nursing homes can be found on CMS’s dedicated webpage. For the latest general information on the virus visit the CDC’s dedicated webpage.