Long-Term Care and Other Congregate Settings

Guidance Documents for COVID-19

MCDPH Guidance

Maricopa County Public Health’s COVID-19 guidance for long-term care facilities and other congregate settings makes recommendations for infection control, monitoring staff and residents, accepting patients from higher-acuity facilities, and more.

Letters and Templates

  • Letter to Employee or Resident After Possible COVID-19 Exposure: English | Spanish (Word - Rev. 05/13/21)
  • Public Health Statement for Medical Absence: English | Spanish (PDF - Rev. 10/15/20)

Other Guidance

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Infection Control Education

The MCDPH Health Education Empowerment Program exists to assist long-term facilities with any COVID-19 related infection control educational needs for staff and support staff at your site.

The MCDPH-Medical Reserve Corps Infection Control Team is available to support your needs during this unprecedented time and provide guidance to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 throughout our communities.

Our team will visit your site and provide guidance to any staff or support staff on infection control procedures and how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 based upon the needs of the facility.

Appointments will be made, at your convenience and specific to your needs (via a survey). Please call 602-506-6767 or email Doreen.Zannis@maricopa.gov.

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