DD Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Case Management County Status

This page provides the most current information and will be continuously updated as federal and state guidance becomes available.

DD Operation/Provider Specific Guidance
Expired DD Operation/Provider Specific Guidance
    • Inquiries for Complaints of Abuse/Neglect and Misuse of Funds/Property posted 3-19-20; updated 3-30-20; updated 7-1-20.  This guidance document has been rescinded. See Guideline 68.

    DMH Facility and Office Guidance
    Vaccine Information

     

    Testing Information
    Resources and Videos 
    Individuals and Families

    The Division works to provide up-to-date information through a variety of sources, which are posted for all stakeholders, including families and individuals.

    Under the “DD Operation/Provider Specific Guidance” ribbon, families and individuals will find information about specific DD related programs and processes that have been adapted to accommodate changes related to COVID-19.

    Under the “Resources and Videos” ribbon, families and individuals will find various links to valuable information including instruction on proper hand-washing techniques, cleaning and sanitizing efforts, links to pharmacy information, positive COVID-19 guidance, COVID-19 information by and for people with disabilities, childcare resources, and more.

    The Division encourages families, individuals, and stakeholders to stay connected by signing up for e-mail notifications, and following both the Department of Mental Health and the Division through social media venues including Facebook and Twitter where updates and valuable is posted regularly.

    Individuals and families can also stay connected to local county-based resources in your area for important announcements and updates, such as targeted case management entities, provider agencies, educational entities, local county health departments, and disability specific entities providing services.

    Additional COVID-19 information targeted to various audiences, including families and individuals, can be found at:

    Emergency Preparedness and Shelters

    Emergency Shelters are being developed to provide a safe, staffed location for individuals in the DD system to relocate to in case of a displacement due to COVID-19. The shelters can potentially be for an individual whose caregiver becomes sick or their staff are unable to provide care. The shelter can also be utilized for an individual to be quarantined due to being discharged from the hospital due to exposure or having tested positive for COVID-19.

     

    Monthly Information Webinars

    • 2021
    • 2020

    COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer Webinars

    All sessions begin at 10:30.  Presenters include Val Huhn-DD Division Director, Wendy Witcig-DD Deputy Director of Community Operations, Angie Brenner-Deputy Director of Administration, Leslie Bradley, DD Federal Programs Director, Kim Stock-DD Quality Enhancement Director.

     

    November 12 - Cancelled
    October 29 - Recording Available
    October 15 - Cancelled
    October 01 - Recording Available
    September 17 - Recording Available
    September 03 - Recording Available

    COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer Webinars

    All sessions begin at 10:30.  Presenters include Val Huhn-DD Division Director, Wendy Witcig-DD Deputy Director of Community Operations, Angie Brenner-Deputy Director of Administration, Leslie Bradley, DD Federal Programs Director, Kim Stock-DD Quality Enhancement Director.

     

     

    For the most current information on the status of the virus, federal and state announcements, and the most up to date resources, the following are the best sources for information.