COVID-19 Temporary Operational Waivers and Guidelines


Standing Orders
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Executive Directives
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Health Facilities

• 3-13-2020 For Licensed Inpatient Facilities
• 3-13-2020 For Ambulatory Care, Adult and Pediatric Care Facilities
• 3-13-2020 For Home Health Agencies and Hospice Facilities
• 3-13-2020 Mandatory Guidelines for Visitors and Facility StaffSuperseded
• 3-16-2020 Mandatory Guidelines for Visitors and Facility Staff – Mental Health/SUD Programs
• 3-16-2020 Mandatory Guidelines for Visitors and Facility StaffSupersedes the 3-13-2020 Guidelines
• 3-26-2020 Waiver of Routine Third Party Inspections
• 3-26-2020 Extension of Certified Assisted Living Administrators Certification
• 3-26-2020 Extension of Certified Medication Aides Certification
• 3-26-2020 Extension of Certified Nurse Aide’s Certification
• 3-26-2020 Extension of License Renewals During COVID-19 State of Emergency
• 3-26-2020 Waiver of Credentialing Standards – Acute Care Hospitals
• 3-28-2020 Temporary Waivers During COVID-19 State of Emergency – LTC
• 3-29-2020 One Support Person in Labor and Delivery Settings – Acute Care Hospitals Superseded by Executive Directive 20-020, above
• 3-31-2020 Waiver of Credentialing Standards and Renewal Deadlines - LTC
• 3-31-2020 Hospital Discharges and Admissions to Post-Acute Settings - Superseded by 4-13 Emergency Curtailment of Admissions
        Accepting Admissions Guidance:  Accepting Patients During COVID-19 Pandemic Superseded

• 4-4-2020 Infection Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in Assisted Living Residences
• 4-4-2020 Notification of Residents, Families, Visitors and Staff in the Event of a Contagious Disease Outbreak
• 4-7-2020 Temporary Waivers During COVID-19 State of Emergency - Hospitals
• 4-13-2020 Emergency Curtailment of Admissions
• 4-14-2020 Temporary Waiver of Nurse Aide Certification Requirements
• 4-15-2020 Temporary Waiver of Examination Deadline for Certified Medication Aides
• 4-15-2020 Temporary Waiver of Nurse Aide Competency Requirements
• 4-17-2020 Waiver of APN/Anesthesia and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesists (CRNA) requirements
• 4-17-2020 Telemedicine Permitted to Replace On-Site Visit by Health Care Practitioner
• 4-17-2020 Dialysis Staffing Waiver
• 4-23-2020 Recertification of Inactive Assisted Living Administrators Corrected 5-15-20
• 4-23-2020 Blanket Waiver for Home Hospice Programs
• 4-24-2020 Blanket Waiver for Home Health Agency Licensing Standards
• 4-25-2020 Support Persons for Patients with Disabilities Superseded by 5-12-20 waiver, below
• 4-29-2020 Temporary Waiver of Requirements for Nurse Aide Certification
• 5-8-2020 Temporary Waiver - Maintenance Requirements for Respiratory Care Equipment Corrected 5-28-20
• 5-8-2020 Temporary Waiver - Opioid Treatment At-Home Medication
• 5-12-2020 Support Persons for Patients with Disabilities
• 5-14-2020 Use of Remdesivir in Treatment of Patients with COVID-19 Superseded by 6-26-20 policy, below
• 5-19-2020 Guidance for Resumption of Elective Surgeries for Hospitals
• 5-19-2020 Guidance for Resumption of Elective Surgeries for Ambulatory Surgical Centers Superseded by ED 20-016, above
• 5-21-2020 Memo: Temporary Feeding Assistant Training
• 6-5-2020 Temporary Waiver: Licensing Requirements and Fees for Collection Stations
• 6-8-2020 Temporary Waiver: Certification of Nurse Aides in Long Term Care Facilities
• 6-26-2020 Remdesivir Distribution, Reporting and Use for Treatment of Patients with COVID-19

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EMS Waivers
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Temporary Public Health Rule Waivers
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Allocation of Scarce Resources
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Last Reviewed: 8/10/2020