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COVID-19 Important Information

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May 22, 2020: Guidance for Reporting Incidents Related to COVID-19
May 22, 2020: Guidance for Fingerprint Clearance and Exemption Transfers
May 8, 2020: Extension of Waivers, Modifications & Directives 
May 7, 2020: Ad’l Guidance on Payments for Non-Residential Services
May 1, 2020: Regional Center Messaging to Local Communities
May 1, 2020: Resources for Individuals with IDD

April 16, 2020: Training Resources for Residential Service Providers Hiring Direct Support Professionals
April 15, 2020: Guidance for Residential Facility Payments and Rates, Vendor Audits, HCBS Info, RBT Certification, CIE and Parental Fees
April 2, 2020: Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives 

March 30, 2020: Guidance for Additional Participant-Directed Services
March 30, 2020: Joint Guidance on Non-Discrimination in Medical Treatment for COVID-19
March 25, 2020: Guidance for Admissions and Discharges from State-Operated Facilities
March 25, 2020: Guidance for Eligibility, In-Home Respite Workers and Family Fees
March 23, 2020: Guidance for Immediate Risk Management Strategies for ARFPSHN and ICF/DD-CN
March 23, 2020: Guidance for Visits to Licensed Residential Facilities 
March 20, 2020: Guidance for Regional Center Requests for Placement into Licensed Residential Settings
March 18, 2020: Guidance for Flexibility in Provision of Services and Supports for Consumers and Providers
March 18, 2020: Guidance for Regional Center Monitoring Staff and Activities
March 12, 2020: Guidance for Regional Centers to Pay Vendors for Absences as a Result of COVID-19 
March 12, 2020: Guidance for Waiving Requirements for In-Person Eligibility, Services, or Individual Program Plan Meetings and Authority to Regional Centers for Health & Safety Waiver Exemptions
March 12, 2020: Guidance for Consumers in a Day Program at High Risk for Serious Illness to Stay Home

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