Recently, there have been many announcements of businesses closing their doors to minimize interaction and reduce the potential spread of coronavirus. We want to assure you that we remain open and dedicated to continuing care to our valued patients. As a company focused on provided high-level care for a medically complex population, we are implementing precautions and protocols to ensure the health and safety of our patients, families, and employees.
As coronavirus continues to impact communities all over the world, and many companies are taking proactive steps to reduce the spread of this outbreak in the United States. As a healthcare company that serves many patients with compromised immune systems, PHS is particularly focused on the health of those with medical complexities. We are making changes to our practices and putting measures in place that will put the safety of patients, their families, and our employees first. This page will be continually updated to ensure you have access to the most current information.
Curbside supply pick up at the office, non-essential patient visits, self-reporting symptoms.
We are preparing for an impact on the availability of some medical supplies, equipment, and medicines due to plant closures in China.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Clinicians will wear appropriate PPE (as recommended by the CDC) when there is a suspected or confirmed case of coronavirus in a patient’s home.
Risk Assessment & Notifications
Protocols for screening, monitoring, responding and notifying of any at-risk patients or employees.
Home Care Nursing Families
Considerations and updates specific to families who receive home care nursing services from PHS.
Local and National Resources
Check here for information from each location’s state health department, the CDC and John’s Hopkins.