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novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

Last updated March 29, 2020 5:30 p.m.

Healthcare Worker Self-Assessment Tool

This online tool is for healthcare workers who think they may have or may have been exposed to COVID-19. The targeted approach to testing for COVID-19 in those most at risk, including healthcare workers with respiratory symptoms, is consistent with the approach happening across Canada.

Healthcare Worker Self-Assessment Tool


COVID-19 Resources for AHS Staff & Health Professionals

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Date Updated Title Document Type
2020-01-23 Contact & Droplet Precautions Posters, Signage
IPC, view-all
2020-01-23 Contact & Droplet Precautions Info Sheet Guidance
IPC, view-all
2020-03-20 IPC novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Interim Recommendations Info Sheet Guidance
IPC, view-all
2020-02-13 IPC Resource Manual - Acute Care (Diseases & Conditions Table) Resource Manual
IPC, view-all
2020-01-17 Lab Bulletin: novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Detected in Wuhan, China Testing
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2020-03-13 Respiratory (ILI) Algorithm: Assessing the Need for Additional Precautions Assessment
IPC, view-all
2020-03-12 Triage Screening Criteria for ED/UCC/EMS/Obstetrical Nurses, Clerks, Midwives, Physicians Algorithm, Assessment
IPC, view-all
2020-03-06 Screening Criteria COVID-19 Assessment
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2020-03-27 Healthcare Worker Staff Q&A novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions
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2020-01-31 Guide to Personal Protective Equipment (Narrated Slide Show) 15 minutes Personal Protective Equipment, Learning
IPC, view-all
2020-03-12 Medical Officer of Health Update for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Memorandum
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2020-03-06 Laboratory Update on novel coronavirus (COVID-19)  Memorandum
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2020-02-07 Fit Testing Strategy for Preparation of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Human Resources, Memorandum
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2020-03-25 People Under Investigation Letter: Caring for Yourself at Home Memorandum
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2020-03-03 Specimen Collection Processes COVID-19 - Public Health Update Algorithm, Memorandum
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2020-03-04 PPE Ordering During COVID-19 Incident Human Resources, Personal Protective Equipment, Memorandum
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2020-02-27 Primary Care Network Overview of COVID-19 Incident Response Task Force Memorandum
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2020-03-27 Primary Care Provider COVID-19 FAQs Memorandum
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2020-03-27 Healthcare Worker Self-Assessment Tool Assessment
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2020-03-11 Laboratory Bulletin – Change to Community Influenza Testing Memorandum
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2020-03-16 Primary Care Pathways - new version coming soon’ Memorandum
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2020-03-12 Long Term Care, Licensed Supportive Living & Home-Care Providers: Updates on COVID-19 Memorandum
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2020-03-12 Cleaning Guidelines Guidance,  Cleaning
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2020-03-13 Nasopharyngeal Swab Collection COVID-19 Directive, Policy
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2020-03-20 PPE Checklist for Contact and Droplet Precautions Personal Protective Equipment, Infection Prevention & Control
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2020-03-20 Information for People Visiting Patients during Pandemic Guidance
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2020-03-14 Information For Home Care Staff Guidance
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2020-03-14 Provincial Guide - Community Based Services Waste Disposal Guidance
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2020-03-19 Publicly Funded Operators COVID-19 Response Memorandum
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2020-03-14 FAQ for Home Care Clients Frequently Asked Questions
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2020-03-14 Community Based Services (Home Care) Waste Disposal Guidance
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2020-03-16 Guidance for Work Camps: COVID-19 Guidance Memorandums
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2020-03-18 Care of the Adult Critically Ill COVID-19 Patient Guidance
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2020-03-20 Staff Guidance for Visitor Restrictions COVID-19 Guidance
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2020-03-19 Medical Staff Daily Update Memorandum
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2020-03-19 Primary Care Networks PPE Distribution Personal Protective Equipment, Memorandum
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2020-03-19 Collection of Samples for COVID-19 Using APTIMA Unisex Collection Kit Memorandum
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2020-03-19 Visitors Update Memorandum
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2020-03-19 Visitor & Volunteer Screening Questionairre Guidance
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2020-03-24 Continuing Care Pandemic Influenza Operational Guide Guidance
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2020-01-23 Poster - Cover Your Cough Posters, Hygiene, Signage
IPC, view-all
2020-01-23 Poster - Patient Symptoms Alert Posters, Signage
IPC, view-all
2020-02-18 Poster - Travel Alert
(also in: Arabic | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | Spanish)
Posters, Signage, Translated Resource
IPC, view-all
2020-03-17 Poster - Visitor Alert (Hospital, Congregate, Continuing Care)
(also in: Arabic | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | French | Punjabi | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)
Translated Resource, Posters, Signage
IPC, view-all
2020-01-31 Poster - Donning Posters, Personal Protective Equipment, Signage
IPC, view-all
2020-01-31 Poster - Doffing Posters, Personal Protective Equipment, Signage
IPC, view-all
2020-03-08 Poster - COVID-19 Testing Posters, Signage
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2020-03-09 Poster - How to Use Alcohol-based Hand Rub Posters, Hygiene, Signage
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2020-03-09 How to Hand Wash Posters, Hygiene, Signage
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2020-03-11 Poster - COVID-19 Ambulatory
(also in: Arabic | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | French | Punjabi | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)
Translated Resource, Posters, Signage
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2020-03-14 Poster - Community Based Services (Home Care) Waste Disposal Guidance
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2020-03-14 Poster - Returning Travellers Alert
(also in: Arabic | French | Punjabi | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)
Posters, Signage, Translated Resource
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2020-03-17 Poster - Visitor Alert (Public Facilities) Posters, Signage
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2020-03-19 Poster - COVID-19 symptoms in comparison to the flu and the common cold Posters, Signage
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2020-03-19 Poster - How to care for a COVID-19 patient at home
(also in: Arabic | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | French | Punjabi | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)
Translated Resource, Posters, Signage
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2020-03-19 Poster - Patients: When & How to Wear a Mask Posters, Signage
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2020-03-29 Poster - Physical Distancing (AHS Sites ONLY)
Letter Size 8.5x11 | Poster Size 11x17
Posters, Signage
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2020-01-23 Poster - Contact & Droplet Precautions Posters, Signage
IPC, view-all
2020-03-17 Poster - Infant Feeding & COVID-19 Posters, Signage
IPC, view-all
2020-03-18 Poster/Infosheet - People Visiting Patients during Pandemic Guidance
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2020-03-20 Assessment Centres and ERs with Pre-Triage: IPC Recommendations PPE Table Personal Protective Equipment, Algorithm, Assessment
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2020-03-19 PCN COVID-19 Guidance: Primary Care Physicians’ Travel and Symptoms Guidance
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2020-03-20 IPC Recommendations for Cohorting Inpatients on Additional Precautions in Acute Care Facilities Guidance
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2020-03-27 Maternity Care Pathway Algorithm
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2020-03-26 Neonatal Management Pathway Algorithm
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2020-03-20 Contact and Droplet Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for COVID-19 (module) 10-20 Personal Protective Equipment, Infection Prevention & Control
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2020-03-19 Interim Recommendations for COVID-19 Sample Collection Memorandum
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2020-03-21 Care of the Pediatric Critically Ill COVID-19 Patient Guidance
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2020-03-21 Public Health Recommendations for Food Establishments Environmental Public Health, Guidance
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2020-03-21 Recommendations for Hotels, Hostels, and Inns COVID-19 Environmental Public Health, Guidance
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2020-03-21 Personal Services Facility Recommendations COVID-19 Environmental Public Health, Guidance
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2020-03-23 Response to Media Reports about COVID-19 Virus Being Airborne Guidance
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2020-03-23 Recommendations for Antimicrobial Management of COVID-19 Adult Hospitalized Patients Guidance
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2020-03-24 Continuing Care FAQs Frequently Asked Questions
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2020-03-25 OR and Surgical Services PPE FAQ Frequently Asked Questions, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-03-25 Cessation of Routine Laboratory & Fecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT) Testing Testing, Memorandum
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2020-03-25 Changes to Routine HBV, HCV and HIV Viral Load Testing Testing, Memorandum
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2020-03-27 Return to Work Guide for AHS Healthcare Workers Human Resources, Guidance
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2020-03-25 Outbreak Management in Congregate Living Sites Guidelines COVID-19 IPC, Guidance
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2020-03-26 Quick Reference Preparedness for Congregate Sites Guidance
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2020-03-25 Directive: Access to a Designated Living Option Policy Suite Suspension - Continuing Care Policy, Directive
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2020-03-25 Resource: Guidelines for Cohorting Patients with COVID-19 Policy, Resource
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2020-03-25 Directive: Guidelines for Cohorting Patients with COVID-19 Policy, Directive
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2020-03-26 Provincial Pre-Triage for COVID-19 for Adult and Pediatric Patients in Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Centres Algorithm
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2020-03-27 Care of COVID-19 Patient in Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Centres Guidance
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2020-03-27 Hand Hygiene Webpage IPC, Hand Hygiene
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2020-03-27 Client Admission/Discharge/Transfer Screening Questionnaire Assessment
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2020-03-27 Continuing Care IPC Recommendations Guidance
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2020-03-27 Resident Leave of Absence For Congregate Living Sites Guidance
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2020-03-28 Cancer Treatment & COVID-19 Information for Patients & Families Guidance
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2020-03-29 Limits on Use & Access of Contractors to AHS Sites Guidance
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