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Q&A with DHS and MDH - Shared screen with speaker view
JP Mahoehney
[changed]Testing, Quarantine and Isolation Guidance for Staff in ICF and all DHS residential and non-residential licensed settings follow: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-risk-assesment-hcp.html[changed]Testing, Quarantine and Isolation Guidance for people living in CRS settings follow: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fif-you-are-sick%2Fquarantine.html[has not changed]Testing, Quarantine and Isolation Guidance for people living in ICF settings follow: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/infection-control-recommendations.html
JP Mahoehney
Definition of fully vaccinated has changed:• You are ages 18 or older and have received all recommended vaccine doses, including boosters and additional primary shots for some immunocompromised people.• You are ages 5-17 years and completed the primary series of COVID-19 vaccines.You had confirmed COVID-19 within the last 90 days (you tested positive using a viral test).
Nancy Hintz
Is DHS able to offer any booster clinic help
Colleen Krick
Where can we find that updated definition of fully vaxx
ARRM Admin
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JP Mahoehney
QSO-21-14-ICF/IID & PRTF Revised 06.03.2021 (cms.gov)And COVID-19 Focused Survey_redline 3.13.20 (cms.gov) still remain appropriate resources.
Linda Leiding
Will DHS or MDH reinstate the emergency staffing?
JP Mahoehney
FDA tests that fail to detect Omicronhttps://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/coronavirus-covid-19-and-medical-devices/sars-cov-2-viral-mutations-impact-covid-19-tests?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery#omicron-reduced
JP Mahoehney
Use of at-home testing:https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/testing/self-testing.html
JP Mahoehney
Staffing due to OSHA ETS:FAQ 12.D. Will OSHA have a comment period for the ETS?Yes. The public comment period is now open and OSHA has decided to extend it by 45 days. Written comments on any aspect of this ETS and whether the ETS should become a final rule must now be submitted by January 19, 2022 to www.regulations.gov in Docket number OSHA-2021-0007. The public comments will allow OSHA to gather information, diverse perspectives, and technical expertise to help the agency in considering next steps. Additional information on opportunities to participate and what information OSHA is seeking is provided in OSHA's Vaccination and Testing ETS: How You Can Participate.