Community Settings: COVID-19 - Minnesota Dept. of Health
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Congregate Settings and Care Facilities: COVID-19

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Homeless service providers
Jails and correctional settings
DHS licensed residential and nonresidential settings
ICF-IID

These settings include homeless service providers and shelters, jails and correctional settings, Department of Human Services (DHS) licensed care settings, and intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ICF-IID).

Guidance for long-term care, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities can be found at Long-term Care: COVID-19.


Homeless service providers

Jails and correctional settings

DHS licensed residential and nonresidential settings

  • Recommended Protective Actions in Residential and Nonresidential Settings Licensed by DHS (PDF)
    This document outlines recommendations for protective actions for settings licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS).
    Updated 4/8/22
    DHS-licensed settings that this guidance applies to includes: adult foster care, chemical dependency residential treatment facilities, children's residential facilities, children's residential facilities with a mental health certification and/or chemical dependency certification, community residential settings, intensive residential treatment services, mental health residential treatment facilities, psychiatric residential treatment facilities, withdrawal management and detox services facilities, adult day centers, and day service facilities.

Adult day centers and day service facilities

Home and community based community residential settings

ICF-IID

Intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ICF-IID) must continue to follow federal guidance and infection prevention and control recommendations from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Updated Friday, 23-Sep-2022 14:54:43 CDT