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Nursing Facility COVID-19 Vaccine Data Reporting Rule Revised Effective January 6

Last updated on 1/6/2022

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission Long-term Care Regulation (HHSC-LTCR) has published a revised COVID-19 Vaccine Data Reporting Rule (PDF). It became effective January 6, 2022, and includes Emergency Communication System Enrollment for nursing facilities.

The rule requires Nursing Facilities (NFs) to:

  • Report COVID-19 vaccine data within 24 hours.
  • Enroll in an emergency communication system.

Email or call 512-438-3161 for questions about the rules.

HHSC will inform NFs when they can begin enrollment.