Coronavirus Resources

Coronavirus Resources for Home Care & Hospice

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At the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, we are concerned about COVID-19 and how it will impact our members and their patients. As we continue to learn more about this virus, we invite our members and visitors from the home care and hospice community to use this page as a resource. Information will continue to be updated as it is available.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS & CAREGIVERS

NAHC ADVOCACY

SHARED RESOURCES

COVID-19 Screening and Testing Tools Provided by a Health System

EXTERNAL RESOURCES

Health Care Supply Chain, Provider Self-Care, and Emergency Preparedness Resources

The most recent Express from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE) highlights recently developed resources, including:

For More Information:

CDC Guidance

CMS Guidance

HOME HEALTH
HOSPICE
MEDICAID
MEDICARE
ALL

WHO Guidance

OSHA Guidance

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

INTERACTIVE TOOLS

 

WEBINARS & VIRTUAL EVENTS

Upcoming Webinar

Past Webinars

ARTICLES

HEALTH PROTOCOLS

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. The CDC recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a facemask (facemasks are only needed for those who show symptoms of coronavirus).
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

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