The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is partnering with pharmacies to offer on-site COVID-19 vaccination services for long-term care facilities when a vaccine becomes available. The Pharmacy Partnership for Long-term Care Program provides end-to-end management of the COVID-19 vaccination process, including cold chain management, on-site vaccinations, and fulfillment of reporting requirements. The goal of the program is to facilitate safe vaccination of this patient population, while reducing burden on facilities and jurisdictional health departments. This program is available for residents and staff in long-term care settings including skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, residential care homes, and adult family homes.
If you are an assisted living facility, independent living facility, or similar adult/older adult congregate living setting, please complete this online form: https://redcap.link/LTCF. Please respond by 11:59 pm EDT on Friday, October 30, 2020.
If you are a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) certified long-term care facility, and currently report data through NHSN, please login to NHSN and look for the link to the Pharmacy Partnership Program under Alerts.
To learn more about the program, read answers to frequently asked questions.