DepartmentsA Coordinated Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Missouri Nursing HomesPopejoy, Lori PhD, RN, FAAN; Vogelsmeier, Amy PhD, RN, FAAN; Boren, Wendy BSN, RN; Martin, Nicky BS, LNHA, CDP; Kist, Shari PhD, RN; Canada, Kelli PhD, MSW; Miller, Steven J. MFA; Rantz, Marilyn PhD, RN, FAANAuthor Information Sinclair School of Nursing (Drs Popejoy, Vogelsmeier, Kist, and Rantz, Mss Boren and Martin, and Mr Miller) and School of Social Work (Dr Canada), University of Missouri, Columbia. Correspondence: Lori Popejoy, PhD, RN, FAAN, S420 Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, 3255 Brookshire Dr, Columbia, MO 63033 ([email protected]). The authors acknowledge the participation of 16 nursing homes in the St Louis area, their staff members, the APRNs, and other staff members of MOQI. This project was supported by grant nos. 1E1CMS331080 and 1E1CMS331489 from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovations Center and Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (http://innovation.cms.gove/initiatives/rahnfr/) that focuses on improving care and outcomes for Medicare-Medicaid enrollees residing in nursing facilities. This project was also supported by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services contract no. AOC19380271. Drs Popejoy, Vogelsmeier, Kist, and Rantz are part of NewPath Health Solutions, LLC. The other authors declare no conflicts of interest. Accepted for publication: May 30, 2020 Published ahead of print: July 10, 2020 Journal of Nursing Care Quality: October/December 2020 - Volume 35 - Issue 4 - p 287-292 doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000504 Buy Metrics © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.