March 12, 2020

HHSC reminds assisted living facilities that they are responsible for following all laws, regulations, guidance and their own internal policies and procedures. Facilities should pay close attention to infection control and emergency preparedness; however, they must continue to ensure adequate staffing, provide required services, and promote and protect residents’ rights.

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