How can nursing homes prevent the spread of the Coronavirus?

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issues guidance on COVID-19

Earlier this month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance to both facilities and surveyors regarding COVID-19 (the Coronavirus). Some of the key points are:

The following linked press releases provide a good summary and some excellent resource links.

March 4, 2020: CMS announces actions to address spread of Coronavirus 

March 10, 2020: CMS issues Frequently Asked Questions on guidance to state survey agencies suspending non-emergency survey inspections