Strategies to Minimize Viral Spread, Conserve PPE and Maintain Staffing Levels in Case of an Office Outbreak. This one page ‘Cheat Sheet’ is in use amongst PPE-supply-challenged Primary Care Docs in Georgetown Ontario. It helps EBM providers to think through how to best conserve their PPE stocks until adequate supplies are established.
Credits: Chris Keefer from the COVID Airway Course https://drkeefer.com/
PPE Supply Chain Instructions for Central Region (Central, Central West, Mississauga Halton, North Simcoe Muskoka)
These PDF instruction documents are housed on PrimaryON’s Secure document server. Contact your regional supply chain leads fro the passcode.
Updated IPAC Measures for COVID-19 – March 10, 2020 TECHNICAL BRIEFUpdated IPAC Recommendations for Use of Personal Protective Equipment for Care of Individuals with Suspect or Confirmed COVID-19
Given updated information on COVID‑19, Droplet and Contact Precautions continue to be recommended for the routine care of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID‑19. Airborne Precautions should be used when aerosol generating medical procedures (AGMPs) are planned or anticipated to be performed on patients with suspected or confirmed COVID‑19.
Expanded list of symptoms, Additional guidance for virtual and in-person care, Expanded guidance on testing and testing options, including reference to ‘Quick Reference Public Health Guidance on Testing and Clearance’ Link to latest ‘Directives, Memorandums and Other Resources’ page. Updated April 25th 2020