PAR is dedicated to providing resources to the ID/A community during the COVID-19 Pandemic. See below for consolidated information regarding Coronavirus from Federal and State departments and upcoming webinars or sign into the members only Online Community to access real-time conversations, resources and updates.

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I/DD COVID-19 Case and Mortality Report
PAR COVID-19 Provider Media Kit 

PAR UPDATES

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Free COVID-19 Testing Locations

The following locations may have free or no out-of-pocket costs testing available:

Please do not hesitate to contact PAR staff by calling the office number at 717-236-2374 (click for a list of staff extensions), emailing staff at [email protected], or by emailing PAR staff directly.

Please refer to the resources below to ensure that your organization is as prepared as possible for this pandemic. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page to view all resources. 

UPCOMING WEBINARS 

FEDERAL CORONAVIRUS UPDATES AND INFORMATION

Small Business Administration

2020

CDC

2020

CMS

2021

2020
 

PENNSYLVANIA CORONAVIRUS UPDATES AND INFORMATION

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Other COVID-19 Resources

Department of Health

2020

2021
2020

Department of Transportation

2020

PA Governor’s Office

2020

Department of State

2020

Department of Human Service

2021

2020

OCDEL

2020

Office of Developmental Programs

All Past ODP Webinars Recordings and Slides

2021

  • June 4: ODP Announcement 21-044: Notice to Providers Regarding Health Risk Screening Tool (HRST) Deadline Extension
  • May 10: ODPANN 20-101 Update: Temporary Closure of Older Adult Daily Living Centers, Structured Day Habilitation, and Licensed Facilities Where Community Participation Support is Provided Due to Community Spread or When Staff or Individuals are Diagnosed with COVID-19, and the Process for Reopening Facilities
  • April 8: ODP Announcement 20-068 UPDATE: Applying Department of Health Testing and Personal Protective Equipment Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities’ Residents and Health Care Personnel to Community and Life Sharing Homes
  • April 8:  ODP Announcement 20-066 UPDATE: COVID-19 Guidance for Visitation in Residential Settings
  • March 26: ODP Announcement 20-072 Update: (COVID-19) Home and Community Services (HCBS) At-a-Glance by Level of Community Spread
  • March 16: ODP Announcement 21-027 Reissue: COVID-19 - Approval of Appendix K Extension
  • February 25: ODP Announcement 21-022: DHS COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Tracker Now Available for Immediate Use
  • February 12: ODP Announcement 21-021: COVID-19: Managing the Impact of Temporary Enhanced Rules for Community Participation Support and Transportation Trip on Individual Support Plans (ISP) and Annual Fiscal Limits
  • February 9 ODP Announcement 21-019: (COVID-19) Updated Government Benefits and Representative Payee Services Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • February 3: ODP Announcement 20-017: COVID-19 – Temporary Rates for CPS and Transportation Trip Services
  • February 1: ODP Announcement 20-088 Update: COVID-19 Guidance on Masks, Close Contact, Screening, and Handwashing 
  • January 29: ODP Announcement 21-016: COVID-19 - Guidance for Maintaining Regulatory Compliancy in CPS facilities
  • January 26:  ODP Announcement 20-101 UPDATE: Temporary Closure of Older Adult Daily Living Centers, Structured Day Habilitation, and Licensed Facilities Where Community Participation Support Is Provided Due to Community Spread or When Staff or Individuals Are Diagnosed with COVID-19, and the Process for Reopening Facilities
  • January 11: Vaccination for Non-Residential Direct Support Providers
2020

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

2020

Office of Attorney General

2020

Department of Community and Economic Development

2020

ID/A SPECIFIC RESOURCES

2020