NF COVID-19 Mitigation, Response Rule Revised Effective March 28

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.

Read the revised emergency rule.