Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

Manor's COVID Lockdown Explained

Federal Rules In Play; County Still In Virus ' Red Zone'

 

November 4, 2021



Kimball County is still listed as a “red county,” meaning that the county transmission rate for COVID-19 is in the high zone, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

The Kimball County Manor shared with the Observer information about its COVID lockdown situation. Manor Activities Director Morgan Baker said the manor must follow the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines. Medicaid and Medicare provide nearly 75% of the funding for the manor and they set the rules.

The CMS core principles of COVID-19 Infection Prevention focus on screening, hand hygien...



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