Long Term Care Facilities

Long term care facilities, LTCF  are required to report all suspected and confirmed outbreaks to their local health jurisdiction, LHJ per Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 246-101-305. The goal of reporting is to prevent further spread of disease by implementing appropriate control measures.

How to report to the Communicable Disease Program:

(1) Fax the disease specific line list template to 564.397.8080 (secure fax)   

(2) Call the Communicable Disease Program (Ph: 564.397.8182) for any questions.

Disease specific toolkits:

COVID-19 and Influenza Recommendations for Skilled Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living Facilities

Gastrointestinal (GI) Illness:

Other long term care facility resources: