North Carolina Communicable Disease Manual

 

2019 Coronavirus Resources

COVID-19 Disease Investigation Overview (PDF) - Updated September 4, 2020

 

COVID-19 Cluster Guidance (PDF) - May 26, 2020

 

At Home Testing Guidance

  1. Guidance for LHDs on Use of At-Home Tests (PDF) - October 6, 2021

Long-Term Care Setting Toolkit for Local Health Departments

  1. Description of COVID-19 Toolkit Documents (Read this first) (PDF)
  2. What to Expect: LHD Response to COVID-19 Cases in Long Term Care Settings (PDF) - lists the steps that the LHD and facility will take in response to COVID-19 cases in a LTC setting.
  3. LTC COVID-19 Outbreak Admission Considerations (PDF) - describes points for facilities to consider when accepting a patient for admission/readmission to the facility during an outbreak.
  4. Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Visit Basics (PDF) - provides information about how to conduct ICAR visits.
  5. LTC Infection Control Assessment Tool (PDF) Updated October 15, 2020 - describes how to assess infection control practices in a LTC setting. We recommend assessing infection control practices before any COVID-19 cases occur to prevent potential outbreaks.
  6. Emergency Staffing and Resource Requests (PDF) - outlines the process through which LTC settings may request resources.

Infection Prevention Toolkit for Long-Term Care Settings

  1. Description of COVID-19 Toolkit Documents (Read this first) (PDF)
  2. What to Expect: Response to COVID-19 Cases in Long-Term Care Settings (PDF) - Updated September 4, 2020 - lists the steps that the facility and LHD will take in response to COVID-19 cases in a LTC setting.
  3. LTC Infection Control Assessment Tool (PDF) - Updated October 15, 2020 - describes how to assess infection control practices in your facility. We recommend assessing your infection control practices before any COVID-19 cases occur in your facility to prevent potential outbreaks.
  4. LTC Infection Prevention Staffing Worksheet (PDF) helps ensure that all critical infection control duties have been assigned and improve accountability for these practices. Updated September 4, 2020
  5. LTC Infection Prevention Education Resources (PDF) - Updated May 8, 2020 - provides resources to educate staff about the basics of infection prevention, hand hygiene, and personal protective equipment (PPE) use. Effective infection prevention requires that all staff in the facility, including those who do not provide direct patient care, know how to keep themselves and the residents of the facility safe.
  6. LTC Optimize PPE Supply – Facemask (PDF) describes how to conserve a limited supply of facemasks through extended use and limited re-use and provides guidance on cloth facemasks.
  7. LTC Optimize PPE Supply – Gown (PDF) describes how to conserve a limited supply of gowns through extended use and limited re-use.
  8. Emergency Staffing and Resource Requests (PDF) - outlines the process through which LTC settings may request resources.
  9. Best Practices for Infection Prevention in LTCFs (PDF)

Long-term Care Facility Reporting of Antigen Test Results

  1. NCDHHS Interim Guidance for Long-term Healthcare Facility Antigen Test Reporting (PDF) October 6, 2020
  2. NCDHHS Spreadsheet for LTFC Lab Results (PDF) October 6, 2020

Contact Tracing and Movement and Monitoring

  1. NC Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Dashboard (PDF)
  2. 1b_Instructions for Monitoring_HIGHRisk (PDF)
  3. 2_PUM_Symptom Self-monitoring log (PDF) - (English - Updated May 26, 2020, Spanish, Simplified Chinese)
  4. 4_LHD_Steps for Monitoring and Movement (PDF) - Updated March 20, 2020
  5. Updated COVID-19 Contact Tracing Instructions (PDF) - May 20, 2021
  6. Contact and Case Patient Import Template (Excel) CCTO Upgrade Phone Call and Assessment Record Import Template (Excel)
  7. Information for Close Contacts of Someone with COVID-19 (PDF) - (English - June 3, 2020, Spanish - June 4, 2020)
  8. ServiceNow: Registration, Ticket Submission, and Surge Staff Request Intake Form
  9. Local Public Health Frequently Asked Questions about Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Guidelines (PDF)
  10. Reporting COVID-19 cases with no follow-up to the State (PDF)
  11. NC DHHS Memo: Revised Guidance for Prioritizing COVID-19 CI/CT Activities (PDF)
  12. Helping Contacts Order Pixel At-Home Testing Kit (PDF)
  13. Understanding Monoclonal Antibodies for CI/CT Staff (PDF)

Dashboards

  1. NC Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Dashboard (PDF)
  2. CCTO Dashboard (PDF)

CCTO OOJ Contact List

CCTO Change List

CCTO Training Resources

CCTO Help Desk and IT Support

CCTO Contact Tracing Tool FAQs

Information for LHDs ONLY

  1. LTCF Outbreak Steps related to COVID (PDF) - April 3, 2020
  2. Outbreak and cluster reporting instructions (PDF) - October 1, 2020
  3. COVID-19 Outbreak Line List Template (Excel) - April 3, 2020
  4. Bi-Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - November 9, 2021
  5. Bi-Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - October 26, 2021
  6. Bi-Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - October 19, 2021
  7. Bi-Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - September 28, 2021
  8. Bi-Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - September 14, 2021
  9. Bi-Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - August 24, 2021
  10. Bi-Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - August 10, 2021
  11. Bi-Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - July 27, 2021
  12. Bi-Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - July 13, 2021
  13. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - June 22, 2021
  14. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - June 8, 2021
  15. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - May 25, 2021
  16. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - May 18, 2021
  17. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - May 11, 2021
  18. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - May 4, 2021
  19. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - April 27, 2021
  20. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - April 13, 2021
  21. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - April 6, 2021
  22. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - March 30, 2021
  23. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - March 23, 2021
  24. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - March 16, 2021
  25. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - March 9, 2021
  26. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - February 23, 2021
  27. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - March 2, 2021
  28. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - February 16, 2021
  29. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - February 9, 2021
  30. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - February 2, 2021
  31. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - January 26, 2021
  32. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - January 19, 2021
  33. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - January 12, 2021
  34. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - January 5, 2021
  35. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - December 22, 2020
  36. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - December 15, 2020
  37. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - December 8, 2020
  38. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - December 1, 2020
  39. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - November 24, 2020
  40. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - November 17, 2020
  41. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - November 10, 2020
  42. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - November 3, 2020
  43. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - October 27, 2020
  44. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - October 20, 2020
  45. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - October 13, 2020
  46. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - October 6, 2020
  47. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - September 29, 2020
  48. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - September 22, 2020
  49. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - September 15, 2020
  50. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - September 8, 2020
  51. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - September 1, 2020
  52. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - August 25, 2020
  53. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - August 18, 2020
  54. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - August 11, 2020
  55. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - August 4, 2020
  56. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - July 28, 2020
  57. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - July 21, 2020
  58. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - July 14, 2020
  59. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - July 7, 2020
  60. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - June 30, 2020
  61. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - June 23, 2020
  62. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - June 16, 2020
  63. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - June 9, 2020
  64. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - May 26, 2020
  65. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - May 19, 2020
  66. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - May 12, 2020
  67. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - May 5, 2020
  68. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - April 28, 2020
  69. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - April 21, 2020
  70. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - April 14, 2020
  71. Weekly Key Points for LHDs (PDF) - April 7, 2020
  72. Food Processors LHD Investigation Steps Related to COVID-19 (PDF) - July 2, 2020
  73. Food Processors Checklist for Initial Meeting Related to COVID-19 (PDF) - July 2, 2020
  74. COVID-19 Outbreak Management for LHDs   Webinar   Key Point/Summary (PDF)
  75. Farmworker Camp LHD Investigation Steps Related to COVID-19 (PDF) - May 18, 2020
  76. Farmworker Camp Checklist for Initial Meeting Related to COVID-19 Employee Tracking (PDF) - May 18, 2020
  77. Farmworker Camp Line List Template (Excel) - May 18, 2020
  78. COVID-19 Associated Death Case Definition (PDF) - June 1, 2020
  79. Child care COVID form letter for parents (English (Word) (PDF) June 3, 2020, Spanish (Word) (PDF) - June 4, 2020)

Resource Requests

  1. ServiceNow Transition (PDF) - January 26, 2021

Isolation and Quarantine Templates

  1. COVID Isolation Order Template (Word) PDF
  2. COVID Quarantine Order Template (Word) PDF
  3. COVID Temperature Log (Word) PDF
  4. COVID Visitor Venue Log (Word) PDF
  5. Quarantine and Antibodies Memo(PDF)- April 12, 2021