Michigan governor signs law expanding nursing home COVID-19 data reporting

Katie Adams –
Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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The updates must consist of the cumulative and new number of favorable cases and deaths among nursing house personnel and citizens, in addition to the new and cumulative variety of retirement home citizens who previously evaluated favorable for COVID-19 and were moved to a new facility. The law likewise needs weekly updates on the number of nursing houses conducting COVID-19 screening, existing visitation policies and current supply of medical supplies and personal protective equipment.

” Right now, Michigan is seeing a record number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, and these costs will assist us protect each other as we continue to fight this infection,” Ms. Whitmer stated in a Nov. 5 declaration. “COVID-19 is still a really real risk to our households, frontline workers, and little businesses, and I will continue to do everything in my power to conserve lives and will work with anybody who shares those objectives.”.

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The law requires weekly updates on COVID-19 assisted living home data to be launched to the public by Michigans health and human services department and its licensing and regulative affairs department.

Retirement home will also be needed to publish historical information on COVID-19 by Nov. 15.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a law Nov. 5 imposing more substantial data reporting requirements from the states nursing houses.

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