7/8/2020 12:59:49 PM
Effective, July 1, 2020, DHS temporarily modified certain licensing requirements to allow adult day centers to reopen to people who live in their own home or family home. People who live in provider-controlled residential settings (adult foster care, community residential settings, housing with services settings) may not return to the adult day center at this time.
These additional modifications apply to requirements for capacity, cohort size, duration of shifts, screening protocols and other measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
Adult day centers may resume operating after they:
For information about these modifications, read the guidance in Modified licensing requirements for adult day centers that resume facility operation during the peacetime emergency (PDF) and Interim Guidance for Adult Day Centers to Reduce the Risk and Spread of COVID-19 (PDF).
Providers continue to have the option to deliver alternative adult day services. As of July 1, 2020, providers may accept new people to receive alternative adult day services. For more information and operational guidance, refer to Bulletin #20-25-01, Alternative adult day service delivery due to COVID-19 pandemic (PDF).