COVID-19 Licensed Children's Residential Providers Reporting Requirements

Developmental Disabilities Administration

April 3, 2020

Reporting Requirements for licensed Children’s Residential Providers (Staffed Residential, Group Care Facility, SOLA, Child Foster Home).

Reporting to DDA:

  • Suspected Cases: Clients or direct care staff who present with COVID-19 Symptoms: fever (100.4 or higher), new cough, or difficulty breathing,
  • Presumed Cases: Clients or direct care staff who are schedule to test/tested for COVID-19 due to exposure or symptoms (Presumed)
  • Confirmed Cases: Clients or staff who test positive for COVID-19 (Confirmed)
    • How many other clients and direct care staff may have been exposed?
    • Have isolation & quarantine efforts been implemented?
    • Has licensed provider checked with infected staff to ensure any other employers have been notified?  

Additional Reporting Requirements:

Licensed providers must report suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 to their local health jurisdiction and to licensed providers Regional Licensor from the Department of Children, Youth, and Families Licensing Division. 

For more COVID-19 related information, please see DDA Coronavirus Information Page and the state COVID-19 resource page.

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