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UHS Updates Related to COVID-19

July 29, 2020 / Alain Jacon / General, News

Don’t Die of Doubt As COVID-19 cases continue to increase and strain emergency departments nationwide, a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report” suggests ER visits in April were down 42 percent compared to the same period last year. Yet, heart attacks and strokes haven’t stopped for COVID-19. To combat […]

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Upcoming Pediatric Emergency Preparedness Seminar

July 27, 2020 / Alain Jacon / Education & CME, News, Prehospital

As part of the 2020 Healthcare Coalition Emergency Management Webinar Series, the University of Rochester Finger Lakes Regional Training Center (FLRTC), the Pediatric Trauma Program at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital and the Western Region Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition (WRHEPC) presents the WRHEPC Pediatric Emergency Preparedness Seminar.  This virtual seminar will provide a broad overview […]

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Lourdes Visitor Guidelines

July 8, 2020 / Alain Jacon / General

Lourdes has issued a brochure about visitors’ requirements and recommendations. This includes who is allowed to visit and when. It also describes screening at entry and the hygiene requirements. View and download the brochure.

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Interim Guidance for Fire Service Agencies

April 6, 2020 / Alain Jacon / News, Safety

“This guidance was developed for New York State fire service agencies to mitigate potential exposure of firefighting personnel to COVID-19. This guidance is meant to assist fire service agencies in developing procedures applicable to their individual circumstances.” View and download the guidance document.

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EMS Health Advisory: COVID-19 Cases in Nursing Homes and Adult Care Facilities

April 1, 2020 / Alain Jacon / News, Prehospital, Safety

From the NY DOH: Please see the guidance to nursing homes and adult care facilities linked below. Temperature checks are required for their administration, staff, visitors and EMS personnel. Anyone entering the nursing home or adult care facility is subject to COVID 19 screening as outlined in the guidance document linked below. This guidance affects EMS […]

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