Chapter 93 Elder Care Facility Reporting in REDCap

The Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) application provides facilities a platform to report COVID-19 data and other information to DPH. New and returning users are encouraged to save this page for system updates.

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About REDCap

To comply with the COVID-19 reporting requirements in Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020, nursing homes, rest homes, assisted living residences, and intermediate care facilities for persons with an intellectual disability report on COVID-19 cases and deaths among residents and staff and provide this information to DPH within 24 hours of case or death identification. Data is reported through the REDCap system.

Click here to access the REDCap system.

User Guide and FAQ

To help users navigate the REDCap system, DPH has developed a user guide and FAQ for the current version of the reporting system. When a change to REDCap is made, DPH will issue updates as needed.

Enroll in Email Updates

When the REDCap system undergoes maintenance or experiences an outage, when Chapter 93 reporting requirements or other guidelines are updated, or when other news is available, DPH contacts facilities enrolled in the long-term care facilities Listserv. In addition to viewing updates on this page, if you would like to receive these updates via email, please enroll in the long-term care facilities Listserv.


Contact the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Chapter 93 Program, a section of the Division of Quality Improvement in the Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality: