Discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions and Disposition of Patients with COVID-19

The CDC issued updated guidance on March 23, 2020, related to discontinuation of transmission-based precautions for COVID-19 patients.

The decision to discontinue transmission-based precautions should be made using a test-based strategy or a non-test-based strategy (i.e., time-since-illness-onset and time-since-recovery strategy). Meeting criteria for discontinuation of transmission-based Precautions is not a prerequisite for discharge.

Read Full Article

Need More COVID-19 Resources?

Visit Toolkit

Content Related to this Article


Top 3 Reasons to Get an Office Practice Risk Assessment

Taking time to conduct an annual “wellness check-up” of your office practice each year can help identify small problems b...

Learn More

Claim Study

Communication Documentation: The Details Matter

Learn More

Claim Study

Discharge Doesn’t Mean Done: Your Liability Risks Revealed

Just because a patient receives the all-clear to be discharged from a healthcare facility doesn’t mean that liability ris...

Learn More