UConn Health has begun the process of resuming routine appointments and elective procedures, and we are committed to creating the safest possible environment for our patients, employees, and visitors.

Provider Toolkits

Critical Care Resources (Epic)

6/5/20: UConn Health Endotracheal Intubation

6/5/20: UConn Health COVID-19 Medical Emergency/Cardiac Arrest Guidelines

4/22/20: COVID Patient STAT Intubation Floor Checklist

COVID-19 Basic Protocols

3/13/20: Clinical Criteria for COVID-19 Patient

3/13/20: How to Protect Yourself

3/13/20: What to Do If You Are Exposed to Someone with COVID-19

3/13/20: What to Do If You Get Sick

Screening for COVID-19 and Isolation of Suspect Cases

3/13/20: Location of Care and Management by Patient Type

Ambulatory Clinic
If a patient calls in for an appointment, see updated workflow below. If the patient arrives at the clinic front desk, and the staff identifies a patient with a history of travel from any area of concern, has fever and cold symptoms alert RN/MA, provide a mask to the patient and segregate, and follow screening workflow below.

3/13/20: Ambulatory Clinic Information for Phone Screen and Arrival in Clinic Screen

Emergency Department
RN or first point of contact should perform initial travel screening at triage for all patients with fever or symptoms of lower respiratory illness.

3/14/20: Emergency Department Identifying Screening Workflow

COVID-19 Guidance for Providers

3/15/20: Collection of Specimen COVID-19 (NP and OP)

3/13/20: Certifying COVID-19 Deaths

4/21/20: Supplemental COVID Rehabilitation Activity Program

4/22/20: Guidance to UConn Health Providers in Caring for Patients with COVID-19 Returning to Ambulatory Settings

4/24/20: Transferring a COVID-19 Positive Patient to Another Floor

Guidance for Admission Testing Based on Previous COVID Test Results

6/3/20: COVID-19 Testing Readmissions

6/3/20: COVID-19 Admission Testing Guidelines

6/10/20: COVID-19 Testing Summary for Providers

Fact Sheets for Healthcare Providers

5/20/20: Xpert® Xpress SARS-CoV-2 - Cepheid

5/29/20: Lyra® Direct SARS-CoV-2 Assay

5/29/20: SARS-CoV-2 IgG Assay

Recommended Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Providing Care

5/17/20: Mask and Face Shield Protocols for Healthcare Providers

5/8/20: Reprocessing N95 Masks

3/15/20: COVID-19 PPE for Healthcare Personnel

3/15/20: Sequence for Putting On and Removing PPE
After performing the sequence, please wipe off goggles inside the patient’s room, take them out and put on the PAPR cart to dry.

3/13/20: Face Mask or Respirator Determination

3/13/20: Limited Reuse of N95 Respirators

3/13/20: Patient Transport: Isolation and Transportation Requirements

3/13/20: Room Turnover Time and Discharge Cleaning

    OB/GYN Protocol

    3/20/20: UConn Health COVID-19 OB/GYN Protocol

    3/15/20: ACOG COVID-19 Algorithm

    3/20/20: Support People: Labor & Deliver, OB/GYN

    3/20/20: Guidelines for Neonate Born to COVID Pos PUI or PUM

    Appendix

    3/13/20: Interim Guide for Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization (COVID-19)

    3/30/20: Interim US Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Persons with Potential Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Exposures: Geographic Risk and Contacts of Laboratory-confirmed Cases

    4/8/20: Drive-Through COVID-19 Sampling Sites

    4/11/20: 10 Things Patients Can Do to Manage Their Health at Home

    4/13/20: COVID-19 Fact Sheets for Patients in 30+ Languages

    4/13/20: Return to Work Criteria for HCP with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 (Symptomatic)