For Residents and Families
Vaccination Coverage at New Jersey Long Term Care Facilities
This interactive data dashboard is updated twice weekly.
Discussion Guide for Long Term Care Facilities
The Department of Health has created a discussion guide to help long term care facility employees talk to staff and colleagues who are hesitant to get vaccinated.
Phased Reopening of Long-Term Care Facilities Map
Learn what phase facilities are reopening by location.
Current Outbreaks in NJ LTC Facilities
View NJ COVID-19 cases associated with LTC Outbreaks.
COVID-19 Community Resources
Resources and handouts to download for use in your community.
Long-Term Care Toolkit
New Jersey Long-Term Care and Home Healthcare Providers COVID-19 Employee Communications Digital Resource Kit.
For Providers and Staff
- ED 21-001 Visitation Protocols Supplementing Executive Directive No. 20-026 (revised 5/12/2021)
- Compliance with N.J.S.A. 30:13-18, New Minimum Staffing requirements for Nursing Homes (1/28/2021)
- Memo to Facilities (3/22/21)
- Percentage of Residents and Staff Vaccinated, as reported
- Holiday Visitation Guidance Memo to Facilities (3/26/21)
- ED 20-013: LTC Staff Testing Requirements for COVID-19
- ED 20-017 Standards and Protocols for Visitors and Facility Staff
- ED 20-026 Resumption of Services in all Long-Term Care Facilities ("Reopening Directive")
- 4/13/20 Emergency Curtailment of Admissions Order
- CMS QIO training resources
- CMS Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention in Nursing Homes
- Information on CMS-certification of nursing homes
- CMS FAQ on Nursing Home Visitation
- 8/26/2020 CMS guidance on testing requirements in nursing homes
- CMS Memo Nursing Home Reopening Recommendations for State and Local Officials
- CMS Interim Final Rule Updating Requirements for Notification of Confirmed and Suspected COVID-19 Cases Among Residents and Staff in Nursing Homes
- CMS Nursing Home Five Star Quality Rating System updates, Nursing Home Staff Counts, Frequently Asked Questions, and Access to Ombudsman
- CDC Resources for Healthcare Professionals
- CDC Infection Control Guidelines
- CDC Clinical Care Guidance for Healthcare Professionals
- CDC Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel
- CDC Preparing for COVID-19 in Nursing Homes
- CDC Considerations for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in Assisted Living Facilities
- NHSN COVID 19 Reporting Module
- Vaccine Approval Process (ASTHO)
- Infographic: COVID-19 Vaccine Approval Process (www.covidvaccineanswers.org)
- EUA Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers [Pfizer/BioNtech] [Moderna]
- Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit
- COVID-19 Provider Checklist
- Flyers to Promote Vaccination (CDC): [All Our Tools] [Why Get Vaccinated] [Top Priority]
- CDC COVID-19 Vaccination: Training and Education Materials
- Understanding COVID-19 Vaccine: Information for Health Care Workers
- CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit
- Healthcare Provider Education for COVID-19 Vaccines