August 26, 2021

Assisted living facilities, nursing facilities, and intermediate care facilities for people with intellectual disabilities are only required to report COVID-19 cases in residents or staff to HHSC if:

  1. It is the facility’s first ever COVID-19 case
  2. It is the facility’s first case after having had no COVID-19 cases among staff or residents for 14 days or longer

Read Provider Letter 2021-04 (PDF).

Email questions to LTCR Policy for more information, including a decision tree on when to report.