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HHSC Publishes PPE Guidance for Staff and Clients

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Long-term Care Regulation has published HCSSAs: Personal Protective Equipment for Staff and Clients (PDF).

The letter describes a HCSSA’s responsibility for:

  • Maintaining a supply of personal protective equipment.
  • Providing appropriate PPE to its staff.
  • Requiring staff to wear the PPE while providing services or inside a client’s residence.
  • Ensuring a client has appropriate PPE to use while receiving HCSSA service.