COVID-19 Statistical Reporting and Rational
The facility is required to report the following information:
Ingham County Health Department (ICHD): The facility is in constant communication with the ICHD to inform them of any symptomatic residents or staff, any pending COVID testing, any positive or negative results, and status updates for any infected residents. We collaboratively review any positive residents’ clinical information and make determinations for ongoing monitoring and declaring resolved status.
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS): The facility communicates daily with MDHHS to upload information regarding number of beds; availability of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face coverings, gowns, and gloves; any residents or staff with COVID-19 symptoms; any COVID-19 positive and negative test results; any COVID-19 related deaths and any hospital transfers related to COVID-19.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC): The facility reports the following information: availability of PPE and hand sanitizer; any staffing shortages, COVID-19 testing capabilities; any admissions with COVID-19; any residents and staff with COVID-19 symptoms; any COVID-19 positive and negative test results and any COVID-19 related deaths.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): The facility is required by CMS to provide updates to residents and families by 5pm on the next calendar day of each positive COVID result for residents or staff and clusters of 3 or more staff or residents with respiratory symptoms within 72 hours of each other. The facility will be utilizing this webpage to provide these ‘new’ daily numbers. The facility is also required to provide cumulative totals at least weekly, and will also utilize this webpage for these numbers.
* Cumulative refers to the total numbers during the entire pandemic and does not indicate who is actively ill.