This online manual was developed by Spokane Regional Health District as a communicable disease guide for long-term care providers, nursing and assisted living facilities staff.
This section includes influenza-related fact sheets, vaccination policies and report forms.
|Influenza Outbreak Report Form
||Influenza in LTC Facilities FAQs
|Seasonal Influenza Fact Sheet
||Influenza Vaccination Policies for Healthcare Personnel|
Find information about tuberculosis, diagnosing tuberculosis, drug regimen recommendations and tuberculosis-related laws and regulations pertaining to nursing homes.
|TB Suspect/Disease Report Form
||Diagnosis of TB in Adults & Children
|TB Fact Sheet
||TB Drug Regimen Recommendations
|How is 2-Step TB Testing Done?
||TB Laws & Regulations for Nursing Homes
|TB Skin Test Interpretation|
This section includes fact sheets, reporting forms and a toolkit for norovirus and gastroenteritis.
|Norovirus & Other Enteric Diseases Resources|
|Gastroenteritis Daily Report Form
||Gastroenteritis in Residential Facilities
||Norovirus Outbreak Control Resource Toolkit
|Norovirus Fact Sheet
Learn about the implications of living with MRSA.
|Antibiotic Resistance Resources|
|Moving to a Hospital or Skilled Nursing Facility - What to Expect When You Have MRSA|
These fact sheets provide information about communicable diseases and associated ramifications for care facility settings and can be distributed to healthcare professionals as needed.
|Communicable Disease Fact Sheets|
|Pertussis||Mosquitoes and West Nile Virus
|Scabies for Institutional Settings
||Zoster Algorithm/Transmission-Based Precautions