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1. Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for acute care

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for acute care 1 | Pa g e Ministry of Health Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Acute Care Version 2 – February 1 1, 2020 This guidance document provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of medical advice, communicable diseases surveillance protocols, diagnosis or treatment. What you need to know Acute care settings should: 1. Undertake active screening (asking questions) and passive screening (signage) of patients (...) to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV), and COVID-19. A novel coronavirus is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people. Detailed investigations found that SARS-CoV was transmitted from civet cats to humans and MERS-CoV from dromedary camels to humans, likely through bat reservoirs. Several known coronaviruses

2020 CPG Infobase

2. Interim guidance: public health management of cases and contacts associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community

Interim guidance: public health management of cases and contacts associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community Interim Guidance: Public Health Management of cases and contacts associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community March 10, 2020 CONTEXT The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has adapted the interim guidance from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) for Regional Health Authorities (RHA) for public health management of human illness (...) caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The strategy outlined in this guidance is aligned with a containment goal (i.e. to reduce opportunities for transmission to contacts in the community) and is based on the assumption that the virus is primarily spread while the case is symptomatic. This guidance is based on current available scientific evidence and expert opinion and is subject to change as new information on the clinical spectrum, transmissibility and epidemiology becomes available

2020 CPG Infobase

3. COVID-19: guidance for first responders

COVID-19: guidance for first responders COVID-19: interim guidance for first responders - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search The UK has left the EU Guidance COVID-19: interim guidance for first responders Advice for first responders (as defined by the Civil Contingencies Act (...) ) and others who may have close contact with symptomatic people with potential COVID-19. Published 5 February 2020 Last updated 11 February 2020 — From: Documents HTML Details First responders include those who, defined as professionals and members of voluntary organisations who, as part of their normal roles, provide immediate assistance to a symptomatic person until further medical assistance arrives. There may be further information specific to each country in the United Kingdom, as this guidance

2020 Public Health England

4. COVID-19: guidance for primary care

COVID-19: guidance for primary care COVID-19: guidance for primary care - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search The UK has left the EU Guidance COVID-19: guidance for primary care Interim advice for primary care professionals dealing with patients with suspected COVID-19 (...) January 2020 Updated terminology for novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). 30 January 2020 Replaced Wuhan City with "mainland China, not including Hong Kong and Macao". 27 January 2020 Added advice on cleaning of primary care premises following a possible case. 21 January 2020 First published. Related content Collection Explore the topic Is this page useful? Thank you for your feedback Help us improve GOV.UK Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card

2020 Public Health England

5. COVID-19: guidance for sampling and for diagnostic laboratories

COVID-19: guidance for sampling and for diagnostic laboratories Wuhan novel coronavirus: guidance for clinical diagnostic laboratories - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Wuhan novel coronavirus: guidance for clinical diagnostic laboratories Information for clinical (...) diagnostic laboratories on specimens associated with Wuhan novel coronavirus. Published 15 January 2020 Last updated 17 January 2020 — From: Documents HTML HTML If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email . Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Details These documents provide guidance to clinical diagnostic laboratories on the handling and processing

2020 Public Health England

6. COVID-19: decontamination in non-healthcare settings

COVID-19: decontamination in non-healthcare settings COVID-19: decontamination in non-healthcare settings - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance COVID-19: decontamination in non-healthcare settings This guidance covers decontamination and cleaning of environments (...) in the community Published 26 February 2020 From: Documents HTML Details This guidance can be applied to any non-healthcare setting such as: workplaces offices waiting rooms hotel rooms student accommodation boarding schools where a possible or confirmed COVID-19 case has spent time while symptomatic. Published 26 February 2020 Related content Collection Explore the topic Is this page useful? Thank you for your feedback Help us improve GOV.UK Don’t include personal or financial information like your National

2020 Public Health England

7. COVID-19: guidance for social or community care and residential settings

for social or community care and residential settings in providing advice about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Published 25 February 2020 From: Documents HTML Details This guidance will assist social, community and residential care employers in providing advice to their staff on: the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 how to help prevent spread of all respiratory infections including COVID-19 what to do if someone suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 has been in a health or social care setting what advice (...) COVID-19: guidance for social or community care and residential settings COVID-19: guidance for social or community care and residential settings - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance COVID-19: guidance for social or community care and residential settings Guidance

2020 Public Health England

8. Infection prevention and control for novel coronavirus (COVID-19): interim guidance for acute healthcare settings

Infection prevention and control for novel coronavirus (COVID-19): interim guidance for acute healthcare settings Infection prevention and control for coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Interim guidance for acute healthcare settings - Canada.ca Language selection Search Search Canada.ca Search Menu Main Menu You are here: Infection prevention and control for coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Interim guidance for acute healthcare settings Table of Contents Introduction The Public Health Agency (...) of Canada (the Agency) develops infection prevention and control (IPC) guidelines to provide evidence-based recommendations to complement provincial/territorial public health efforts in monitoring, preventing, and controlling healthcare-associated infections. This is the preliminary edition of IPC guidance on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that was first identified in Wuhan, China. The intended use of this document, infection prevention and control for coronavirus disease (COVID-19): interim

2020 CPG Infobase

9. Prince Edward Island guidelines for the management and control of COVID-19

of a Case 7 Treatment of a Case 7 Management of Contacts 7 Preventative Measures 8 Infection Prevention and Control in the Community 8 Infection Prevention and Control in the Healthcare Facility 8 Early Recognition and Source Control 9 Application of Routine Practices and Additional Precautions 9 Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines 10 References 11 Appendix A: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing 12 Appendix B- Public Health Follow-up 13 Appendix C: Case Report Form 16 Appendix D: Symptom Diary (...) Health Agency of Canada travel notice website: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019- novel-coronavirus-infection/health-professionals/covid-19-affected-areas-list.html 7 Close contact is defined as a person who provided care for the patient, including health care workers, family members or other caregivers, or who had other similar close physical contact or who lived with or otherwise had close prolonged contact with a probable or confirmed case while the case was ill. 8

2020 CPG Infobase

10. Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice

the virus A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. Generally, coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease. Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new strain of coronavirus (...) in rotational teams of 7 clinicians, working in shifts, who will be on hand to support patients on arrival. This is in addition to medical staff who are already permanently in place at all UK airports and the advice issued to all UK airports for people travelling to and from China. The government has issued clinical guidance for the detection and diagnosis of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and infection prevention and control. The Chief Medical Officer, Medical Director at PHE and Medical Director at NHSE/I

2020 Public Health England

11. COVID-19: guidance for staff in the transport sector

cause detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. On 12 January 2020, it was announced that a novel coronavirus had been identified in samples obtained from cases and that initial analysis of virus genetic sequences suggested that this was the cause of the outbreak. An assessment has been undertaken of the overarching health and safety risks presented to staff by the current spread of a novel coronavirus; COVID-19. This advice is based on Public Health England (PHE) guidance and is intended (...) COVID-19: guidance for staff in the transport sector COVID-19: guidance for staff in the transport sector - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search The UK has left the EU Guidance COVID-19: guidance for staff in the transport sector Guidance on COVID-19, including general

2020 Public Health England

12. COVID-19: guidance for healthcare providers with staff who have travelled to China and other specified areas/countries

COVID-19: guidance for healthcare providers with staff who have travelled to China and other specified areas/countries COVID-19: guidance for healthcare providers who have staff with relevant travel or contact history - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search The UK has left (...) the EU Guidance COVID-19: guidance for healthcare providers who have staff with relevant travel or contact history Recommendations on exclusions and other actions for healthcare staff who have travelled or who have had contact with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19. Published 3 February 2020 Last updated 12 February 2020 — From: Documents HTML Details This document provides advice for healthcare providers on exclusions and other actions for healthcare staff, who have recently travelled

2020 Public Health England

13. Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV): guidance to assist professionals in advising the general public

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV): guidance to assist professionals in advising the general public COVID-19: guidance to assist professionals in advising the general public - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search The UK has left the EU Guidance COVID-19: guidance to assist (...) professionals in advising the general public Advice on how to prevent spread of the infection, what symptoms to look for and what to do. Published 1 February 2020 Last updated 6 February 2020 — From: Documents HTML Details This guidance will assist professionals in providing advice to the public on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection, what symptoms to look for, and what to do if they become unwell in a variety of settings. There may be further information specific to each country in the United

2020 Public Health England

14. Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV): self-isolation for patients undergoing testing

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV): self-isolation for patients undergoing testing COVID-19: self-isolation for patients undergoing testing - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search The UK has left the EU Guidance COVID-19: self-isolation for patients undergoing testing Guidance (...) for how patients should self-isolate while awaiting results of laboratory testing for SARS-CoV-2. Published 31 January 2020 Last updated 31 January 2020 — From: Documents HTML HTML HTML Details This guidance provides advice for individuals who are awaiting results from diagnostic testing for COVID-19 and do not require admission to hospital. COVID-19 was previously referred to as Wuhan novel coronavirus. There may be further information specific to each country in the United Kingdom, as this guidance

2020 Public Health England

15. COVID-19: background information

COVID-19: background information Wuhan novel coronavirus: background information - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Wuhan novel coronavirus: background information Information on Wuhan novel coronavirus including epidemiology, virology and clinical features

2020 Public Health England

16. COVID-19: infection prevention and control

COVID-19: infection prevention and control Wuhan novel coronavirus: infection prevention and control - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Wuhan novel coronavirus: infection prevention and control Guidance on infection prevention and control for Wuhan novel (...) coronavirus. Published 10 January 2020 Last updated 15 January 2020 — From: Documents HTML Details This guidance outlines infection control for healthcare providers assessing possible cases of WN-CoV. It should be used in conjunction with local policies. In the absence of effective drugs or a vaccine, control of this virus relies on the prompt identification, appropriate risk assessment, management and isolation of possible and confirmed cases, and the investigation and follow up of close contacts

2020 Public Health England

17. COVID-19: investigation and initial clinical management of possible cases

COVID-19: investigation and initial clinical management of possible cases Wuhan novel coronavirus: initial investigation of possible cases - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Wuhan novel coronavirus: initial investigation of possible cases Information on the initial (...) assessment and investigation of possible cases of Wuhan novel coronavirus infection. Published 10 January 2020 Last updated 16 January 2020 — From: Documents HTML Details This document provide information for investigation of possible cases of Wuhan novel coronavirus infection ( . Published 10 January 2020 Last updated 16 January 2020 16 January 2020 Added information on management of confirmed cases in England. 15 January 2020 Updated with case definitions and guidance on sampling. 10 January 2020 First

2020 Public Health England

18. COVID-19: guidance for Ambulance Trusts

COVID-19: guidance for Ambulance Trusts COVID-19: guidance for Ambulance Trusts - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Stay at home Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (where this absolutely cannot be done from home) Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people Wash (...) your hands as soon as you get home You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms. Guidance COVID-19: guidance for Ambulance Trusts Updated 13 March 2020 Contents © Crown copyright 2020 This publication is licensed under the terms of the Open Government Licence v3.0 except where otherwise stated. To view this licence, visit or write to the Information Policy Team, The National Archives, Kew, London TW9 4DU, or email: . Where we have identified any third party copyright information you

2020 Public Health England

19. Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for social care

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for social care Coronavirus (COVID-19) #EXCLUDE# #EXCLUDE# Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for social care Advice for councils and care providers as the government works to delay the spread of COVID-19. Advice for councils and care providers as the Government works to delay the spread of COVID-19. Residential care, supported living and home care guidance. #EXCLUDE# Enquire about tailored training or consultancy. #EXCLUDE# Latest collated guidance from Social Care (...) Online, the UK’s largest database of information and research on all aspects of social care and social work. A quick guide for managers and staff in care homes. Infection prevention and control is one of the core modules of the Care Certificate. PRINT: SHARE: Last updated: March 2020 #EXCLUDE# Enquire about tailored training or consultancy. News Advice for councils and care providers as the Government works to delay the spread of COVID-19. Residential care, supported living and home care guidance

2020 Social Care Institute for Excellence

20. Richard Lehman’s Covid-19 reviews, 23rd March

Richard Lehman’s Covid-19 reviews, 23rd March Richard Lehman's covid-19 reviews—23 March 2020 - The BMJ ---> In this weekly round-up, Richard Lehman looks at a personal selection of articles of relevance to clinicians dealing with covid-19 Covid contemplated Nobody is an expert on covid-19. It has not been around long enough. The idea that I could be a thought leader in this field should inspire you with feelings of mirth and dread. And this is exactly what I hope to do. Thomas Pueyo runs (...) of quarantine following covid-19 is also a vexed issue. Studies show that viral shedding can continue for up to at least 3 weeks following the onset of infection, but most guidelines give a Get Out of Jail card to convalescents a week sooner. “ I ” asks an article from China and (not surprisingly) answers no. In the course of the discussion, the authors also discuss length of incubation before symptoms, and interestingly conclude that it is probably longest (median 9 days) in those who acquire the virus

2020 Covid-19 Ad hoc papers