DHS COVID-19 PROVIDER GUIDANCE // ODP
ODP Announcement 20-040:
Residential Provider Checklist for
Confirmed Cases of COVID19
Supports Coordination Organizations (SCOs),
Administrative Entities (AEs)
To announce the release of the Residential Provider Checklist for Confirmed Cases of
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
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.