COVID Conversations | Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

State Guidance

  • AFL 20-73 | Advance Care Planning, Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST), and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). (SNF Licensees)
  • PIN 21-04-ASC | Advance Care Planning During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic (Adult and Senior care Program Residential Licensees)

Tools & Toolkits


  • Webinar: CCCC Decision Aids: Ventilators, CPR, Transfers, and Comfort Care, presented by Jessica Nutik Zitter, MD, MPH, author and practicing physician; and Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, Medical Director for Hospice by the Sea.
  • Webinar: COVID Symptom Management in Skilled Nursing, presented by Takeshi Uemura, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Division of Palliative Medicine, University of Hawaii School of Medicine, and a Founder of VitalTalk Japan; and Eric Chyn, MD, Geriatrician and Internal Medicine Physician, Community Health of Central Washington.

Palliative Care