Keep informed on the latest Coronavirus News with these Helpful Resources
The Farmington Valley Visiting Nurse Association has a strong role in caring for our communities in the event of epidemics. The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation is an emerging and rapidly evolving disease that requires updated information as it becomes available in addition to updated guidance. We are providing websites here for your reference, and we are available to answer your questions.
The Coronavirus is now declared a Public Health Emergency by the World Health Organization(WHO) as well as the Centers for Disease Control(CDC). The VNA is keeping accurate information, infection-control practices, and precautions at all in-home healthcare settings.
The Connecticut Association for Health Care at Home, and WHO recommendations for homecare providers: We will continue to care for all patients as long as we can do so safely. We will ask the same assessment questions to our patients as medical offices regarding travel, fever, and illness. As with any potential public health risk, it will be done universally for all seeking treatment, to avoid any possible discriminatory practices. The two informational reference charts below provide concise one page information on the Coronavirus.
Please refer to the websites below for up to the moment assessments on the Coronavirus.
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCV/hcp/clinical-criteria.html www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCov/summary.html#risk-assessment Governor's Link: dial 211 or text: CTCOVID to 898211
COVID 19 Informational Reference Charts:Identify and Assess Coronavirus
Coronavirus Best Practices