Assisted Living and Senior Centers

Know what facilities can do to prepare for COVID-19.  

  • Begin implementing social distancing measures
  • Reduce gatherings to 10 people or less
  • Alter schedules such as staggered meal times, activities, and arrival/departure times
  • Restrict or limit programs with external staff
  • Restrict or limit visitors
  • Implement screening for temperatures and respiratory symptoms of attendees, staff, and visitors
  • Consider short or long term closures or quarantine of facility
  • Clean frequently touched surfaces daily

Learn more about special considerations for assited living and senior centers: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/community-mitigation-strategy.pdf

Guidance for staff and health professionals to prevent the spread of COVID-19: