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Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez signs Executive Order requiring COVID-19 reporting for all residential health care facilities

Reports must be filed if requested by the County.

MIAMI ( May 07, 2020 )

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez signed Executive Order 22-20 on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 ordering all residential health care facilities in the unincorporated and incorporated areas of Miami-Dade County to report details on the status of COVID-19 within their facilities, if requested by the County. This order went into effect immediately on May 6.

This information includes the following:
- How many COVID-19 positive patients are currently residing at the facility
- How many COVID-19 positive staff are employed by the facility, and for each such employee, the date they were last in the facility
- The total number of residents currently hospitalized due to COVID-19
- The total number of deaths due to COVID-19, if any, among former residents of the facility.

When creating their first report, facilities are to report:
- The number of  COVID-19 positive cases among patients the facility has had to-date
- The number of patient deaths attributed to COVID19 to-date
- The number of COVID-19 positive cases among staff to-date.

Residential health care facilities include:
- Assisted living facilities
- Nursing homes
- Adult family care homes
- Intermediate care facilities
- Residential treatment facilities
- Transitional living facilities

To read the details of Executive Order 22-20, click here.

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