Infection Prevention and Control Requirements for COVID-19 in Long Term Care and Seniors’ Assisted Living

This updated document provides guidance and requirements to Long-Term Care (LTC) facilities and Seniors Assisted Living (AL) residences for preventing and controlling COVID-19.

This is based on the latest available scientific evidence about this emerging disease.

Accordingly, best practices, requirements and guidance may change in the future as new information becomes available. Use this document in conjunction with BC’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Framework. Note: Seniors’ Assisted Living residences are advised to apply the measures outlined in this document for their facilities to the greatest extent possible.


CDC LTC and Seniors Assisted Living and not Acute Care Facilities
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