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HHSC Update: FAQ for Testing of all NF Residents & Staff

Updated: May 30

Resources:

Delegation Order for COVID-19 Testing - Letter from DSHS Commissioner of Public Health, Dr. John Hellerstedt

Nursing Home Data Upload Template - Sent by HHSC to all NFs to capture information about staff and residents to be tested

Instruction Sheet for Excel Template - Sent by HHSC to assist with the data upload template

HHSC COVID-19 FAQs

On May 11, 2020, Gov. Greg Abbott directed that 100 percent of staff and residents in Texas nursing facilities be tested for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Below are links to access a list of frequently asked questions related to this effort.

THCA has created a searchable version of these FAQs which can be found here:

https://www.txhca-resources.org/hhsc-nf-covid-19-testing-faqs


For a copy of the HHSC FAQ PDF Files:

HHSC FAQ #1

HHSC FAQ #2

HHSC May 29th Response to THCA Webinar Questions


Last Updated: May 29, 2020