The process of closely monitoring those who are exposed to an infected person. It includes identifying contacts of the infected person, listing and informing those contacts of the infected person, and following up to check up on contacts’ infection and symptoms.
A National Institutes of Health panel has released new guidelines on treating patients with COVID-19.
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) FAQs from the State of Pennsylvania, includes information on the CARE Act related to COVID-19 epidemic.
Refers to people who carry the active COVID-19 virus, but do not develop symptoms
List of Philadelphia Churches that are streaming Easter services on Sunday, April 12, 2020.
The CDC now recommends wearing masks or face coverings when outside the home to help prevent community spread of coronavirus.
Referral – A direction from a more general professional, like a primary care physician, to a specialist for further action
Adjusting to the quarantine efforts and stay-at-home order has been difficult. There has been a lot of change in a very short amount of time. Taking care of physical health is important in the face of COVID-19, and now taking care of mental health must be a focus in the face of social isolation due…
Statewide Mitigation activities across the state to reduce the severity of the COVID-19 impact. Visitor restrictions and stay-at-home orders are some examples in PA A detailed list of activities and what it means for you is available here: https://www.pa.gov/guides/responding-to-covid-19/#StatewideMitigation
Advocacy and health are closely related, and that is especially true during this period of active legislation about COVID-19. Here are some opportunities around Philadelphia and PA to contact your representatives, connect with other workers, and advocate for those in the food and health industries Attend a Town Hall to support Philadelphia Workers: https://bit.ly/3aiVHZt #SHUTDOWNBERKS: @shutdownberkscoalition Food…
COVID-19: an infectious disease in the coronavirus family. It is called “new” or “novel” because it is recently discovered.COVID-19