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DHS COVID-19 PROVIDER GUIDANCE // ODP

ODP Announcement 20-040:
Residential Provider Checklist for
Confirmed Cases of COVID19

Audience

Service Providers, Supports Coordination Organizations (SCOs), Administrative Entities (AEs)

Purpose

To announce the release of the Residential Provider Checklist for Confirmed Cases of COVID-19.

Discussion

To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 during the current emergency, the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) recommends all providers follow the steps outlined in the attached checklist titled, Residential Provider Checklist for Confirmed Cases of COVID-19. 

This checklist was designed to support residential habilitation and Lifesharing providers for initial response to confirmed cases follows the recommended guidelines. These guidelines were formed in accordance with Pennsylvania’s Department of Health (DOH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ODP may update this checklist as new guidance becomes available from DOH and the CDC. 

Administrative Entities will continue to engage and support providers during the COVID19 response, including the review of these recommended guidelines with providers in the event of a confirmed case. 

For questions regarding the checklist, please contact your ODP regional office.

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