HHSC Long-term Care Regulation has published a revised nursing facility COVID-19 Mitigation and Response Emergency Rule (PDF). It became effective March 28, 2022.
The revised rule:
- Points to guidance from the Texas Department of State Health Services and HHSC not the CDC.
- Removes the requirements to have plans to get and maintain a two-week supply of full PPE.
- Removes the requirement to document staff and visitor screenings.