Guidance for NF residents with Acute Respiratory Illness SymptomsCDC Flu Web page to reflect new guidance on placement and testing. Highlights include:
- Residents with SARS-CoV-2 and influenza virus co-infection should be placed in a single room or housed with other co-infected residents.
- A negative antigen in symptomatic persons must be confirmed by either a negative result from NAAT or a second negative antigen test collected 48 hours after the first negative test.
The testing guidance can be adapted for use in Assisted Living communities.
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