Month: March 2020

Fever

Distinguishing the Difference: COVID-19 vs. Allergies vs. Flu

Spread and Symptoms COVID-19 ALLERGIES FLU Spread person-to-person Fever Cough Shortness of breath Not spread Itchy, runny nose, sneezing, coughing Itchy, watery eyes. Redness Itchy, sensitive skin, rash or hives–swelling Shortness of breath, cough, wheeze, chest tightness Spread person-to-person Fever/chills Cough, sore throat Runny or stuffy nose Muscle or body aches Headaches Fatigue Prevention COVID-19 …

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Staff with Facemask

COVID-19: Infection Control Reminders

Hand Hygiene Guidance The Core Infection Prevention and Control Practices for Safe Care Delivery in All Healthcare Settings recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) include the following strong recommendations for hand hygiene in healthcare settings. Healthcare personnel should use an alcohol-based hand rub or wash with soap and water often and …

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