COVID-19 can lead to fever, cough and shortness of breath. There are thousands of confirmed cases in a growing number of countries internationally and the virus is now spreading in the United States. There are ongoing investigations to learn more about this virus.
OPWDD has released Guidelines for Implementation of Quarantine and/or Isolation Measures at State-Owned and Voluntary Providers in Congregate Settings which can be found at the below link:
All guidance released to date is available on these pages/links:
OPWDD has released the below interim guidance related to General Management of COVID-19, Staffing Guidance, Respiratory Illness, and Article 16 Clinic Management:
Weekly DDAWNY Nursing Committee Coronavirus Conference Call
The meeting will be held on WEEKLY ON Mondays through May 23rd (or until further notice) from 9-10AM. If you would like to participate on this call please contact [email protected] to rsvp and for call-in information.
DDAWNY offering Best Practices on How to Triage
Infectious Diseases on as a webinar