Additional Resources

Residential Assisted Living Facilities can find helpful resources and information on this site that will support licensing requirements as well as improve quality of care in your facility. There are many resources available for Residential Assisted Living Facilities to ensure safe and quality care is possible. Review the information below to become familiar with important considerations as you open and operate your Assisted Living Facility.

Residential Assisted Living Facilities (RALF) Rules
Idaho Code - IDAPA 16.03.22.
Community Care Advisory Council (CCAC)
The CCAC is a forum for stakeholders in Residential Assisted Living Facilities (RALFs) and Certified Family Homes (CFHs).
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Answers to questions frequently asked regarding RALF rules.
RALF Newsletters
RALF newsletters are distributed to assisted livings at least quarterly and can be viewed at the link below.
COVID-19 Toolkit

Idaho's COVID-19 Website - LTC Page

Protocols for Long-Term Care Facilities - Idaho Rebounds

COVID-19 FAQs for Assisted Living Facilities (March 1, 2021)

Temporarily-Waived RALF Rules (March 23, 2020)

Infection Prevention and Control for COVID-19 Virus (A WHO Training Course)

Obtaining PPE for Idaho (Survey123 from Idaho Emergency Operations Center (IDEOC))

Idaho Resource Tracking System (IRTS) Instructions for Weekly PPE Status

Stop the Spread of Germs Poster

Communication Plan for Families and Media (Optional Resource)

Facility Ventilation (June 2, 2020)

Contact Information for Concerns Related to Transfer of Patients with COVID-19

Local COVID-19 Ordinances

Counseling for Frontline Workers

Counseling for Frontline Workers (Spanish)

How to Develop a Staff Contingency Plan

Idaho PPE Exchange

CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Information (October 28, 2020)

Long-Term Care Strike Team (May 19, 2020)

Mandatory Use of Face Coverings (October 28, 2020)

Antigen POC Test Result Reporting (November 10, 2020)

Testing and Visitation for Idaho's Assisted Living Facilities (November 10, 2020)

Holiday Visitation Guidance (November 23, 2020)

Guidance and Checklist for Infection Control and Prevention of COVID-19 in Assisted Living Facilities (May 5, 2021)

Infection Prevention and Control Protocol for Assisted Living Facilities Survey Outcome (January 14, 2021)

Guidance on Duration of Quarantine in Long-Term Care Facility Settings (March 17, 2021)

Visitation Guidelines (March 18, 2021)

Managing Resident Quarantine After Non-Medical Community Outings (April 30, 2021)

Request for National Guard Decontamination Assistance

Request for National Guard Testing and Screening Assistance


COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Test Site Finder

Crush the Curve Idaho Free Testing Program

COVID-19 Test Positivity Rates (Excel file - rates listed by US County, State)

Idaho Bureau of Laboratories (IBL) Testing Update for Idaho Public Health Districts and Idaho Long-Term Care Facilities (May 26, 2020)

Notice of Change: Idaho Bureau of Laboratories (IBL) Testing for Long-Term Care Facilities (June 30, 2020)


Vaccine Information

Employment Laws and Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccine Information from St. Luke's (January 21, 2021)


CDC Information

PPE Burn Rate Calculator

Answering Common Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines (December 21, 2020)

Duration of Isolation and Precautions for Adults with COVID-19 (February 13, 2021)

Discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions (February 16, 2021)

Updated Recommendations in Response to COVID-19 Vaccination (March 10, 2021)

Residential Assisted Living Facilities Program

PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0009
United States