STAFF PROTOCOLS

  1. Self-monitor for symptoms of illness.  If you exhibit symptoms such as a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, self-quarantine DO NOT COME TO WORK and seek evaluation through RI DOH (HCW are high priority for testing).
  2. If you believe you may have been directly exposed to someone who has COVID-19, please report to one of the Physicians immediately.  Self-quarantine may be required.
  3. Avoid touching your face (eyes, nose and mouth).
  4. Wash or sanitize your hands before and after every patient interaction, preferably in front of patients.
  5. Avoid unnecessary patient contact (touching, hand shaking).
  6. Cover your cough or sneeze with tissue.  Discard tissue after one use…. disinfect hands
  7. Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects frequently, preferably in front of patients.
  8. Avoid meeting in large groups (greater than 10 people in a shared space) both in professional and recreational activities and use virtual meetings when possible.
  9. Periodically review the CDC websites to ensure adherence to community mitigation strategies designed to slow the transmission of COVID-19.

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/prevention-treatment.html

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