Updates and Resources

On Friday, March 13, Governor Inslee issued a proclamation that waives and suspends statues and administrative rules impacting the training and certification of home care aides. 


Until midnight on April 9, 2020, the following statues and administrative rules are waived/suspended:




Long-Term Care Facilities information from the Department of Health: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/NovelCoronavirusOutbreak2020/LongTermCareFacilities


Adult Family Home specific information from the Department of Social and Health Services:  https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/ALTSA/rcs/documents/bh/020-007.pdf?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery 


Nursing Home resident protection measures by the CMS: https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/press-releases/cms-announces-new-measures-protect-nursing-home-residents-covid-19


General information about Covid-19 from the Department of Health: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus


General information about Covid-19 from the Department of  Social and Health Services: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/alert/covid-19-information