COVID-19 HEALTH ALERT

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Health Updates

Mar 31, 2020

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To get the most up-to-date information on the COVID-19 coronavirus, here are some great resources:

Our KBEMS resources:

Other important resources:

Make sure to check out the Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for COVID-19 in the United States document.

From the Kentucky Department for Public Health, updated as of March 2:

Here are some other CDC resources updated as of March 2:

  • Interim Guidance for Businesses & Employers to Plan & Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  • Welcome to In Case of Emegencies: Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning

Healthcare Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

Resources for Healthcare Facilities

Optimizing N95 Strategies

Also pushed Lab pages

 

CDC checklist for optimizing N95 use in healthcare facilities. https://tinyurl.com/qpanuqz

FDA policy enabling laboratories to use diagnostic tests they develop. https://tinyurl.com/vegm2nz

WHO guidance for global surveillance. https://tinyurl.com/v8mqdqw

CDC guidance and resources for healthcare facilities and long-term care facilities. https://tinyurl.com/sgcuq77

CDC page on preventing spread of COVID-19 in community settings. https://tinyurl.com/rdtxsef