AHCA/NCAL Urges HHS To Extend Public Health Emergency, Update COVID-19 Protocols

Earlier this week, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra, requesting an extension of the Public Health Emergency (PHE). With new COVID-19 variants emerging and flu season approaching, extending the PHE will ensure that long term care facilities have the necessary resources to continue providing quality care to our nation's seniors. In addition, as the pandemic continues to evolve, AHCA/NCAL asked that HHS update its COVID-19 guidance for health care settings. You can read more here.
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