Critical Care Resources (Epic)
COVID-19 Basic Protocols
Screening for COVID-19 and Isolation of Suspect Cases
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.
- 3/4/20: Basic Patient Care Activities – Information for Clinicians
- 3/16/20: UConn Health Guidelines for COVID Pandemic Rescheduling of Surgical Cases
RN or first point of contact should perform initial travel screening at triage for all patients with fever or symptoms of lower respiratory illness.
COVID-19 Guidance for Providers
Fact Sheets for Healthcare Providers
Recommended Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Providing Care
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.
3/30/20: 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