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COVID-19 Coordinated Response Line for Congregate Living Setting Operators - 1-844-343-0971 (more)

Last updated July 10, 2020 3:35 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 Coordinated Response Line for Congregate Living Setting Operators

1-844-343-0971

AHS is providing this toll-free line for Congregate Living Setting Operators. Use this line to reach us directly if:

  • you have a resident or staff with influenza-like or COVID symptoms; or,
  • you need assistance or guidance in managing symptomatic residents or staff.

If you have any general COVID-related questions or concerns, please call 811.


COVID-19 Resources for AHS Staff & Health Professionals

To use the sortable / searchable table below, you may use a drop down menu to sort the results, or use the search bar to type in a keyword. See instructions.

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2020-01-23 Contact & Droplet Precautions Info Sheet Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance
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2020-06-16 IPC novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Interim Recommendations Info Sheet Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance
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2020-05-25 IPC Resource Manual - Acute Care (Diseases & Conditions Table) Infection Prevention & Control, Resource Manual
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2020-06-26 Respiratory (ILI) Algorithm: Assessing the Need for Additional Precautions Infection Prevention & Control, Algorithm / Pathway, Assessment
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2020-04-15 Triage Screening Criteria for ED/UCC/EMS/Obstetrical Nurses, Clerks, Midwives, Physicians Algorithm / Pathway, Assessment, Testing, Screening
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2020-04-15 COVID-19 Testing and Self-Isolation Criteria Assessment, Screening, Testing
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2020-07-10 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 Infection Prevention & Control, Personal Protective Equipment, Learning
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2020-03-12 Medical Officer of Health Update for 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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2020-06-30 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 / Pathway, 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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2020-06-18 Primary Care Provider COVID-19 FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
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2020-03-27 Healthcare Worker Self-Assessment Tool Assessment
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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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2020-04-15 Cleaning Guidelines Guidance, Cleaning
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2020-04-22 Nasopharyngeal and Throat Swab Collection COVID-19 Directive, Policy
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2020-05-20 PPE Checklist for Contact and Droplet Precautions Personal Protective Equipment, Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Hygiene
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2020-03-19 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 Poster: Community Based Services (Home Care) Waste Disposal Guidance
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2020-03-18 Care of the Adult Critically Ill COVID-19 Patient Guidance
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2020-07-06 Medical Staff Daily Update Memorandum
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2020-07-03 PPE Distribution: Non-PCN Primary Care Providers Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-07-03 PPE Distribution: PCNs and PCN Member Physicians Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-05-12 PPE Distribution: Obstetricians, Gynecologists & Pediatricians Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-03-19 Collection of Samples for COVID-19 Using APTIMA Unisex Collection Kit Memorandum
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2020-04-03 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 Infection Prevention & Control, Posters, Hygiene
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2020-02-18 Poster: Travel Alert
(also in: Arabic | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | Cree | Hindi | Somali | Spanish)
Infection Prevention & Control, vPosters, Translated Resource
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2020-04-03 Poster: Visitor Alert (Hospital, Congregate, Continuing Care)
(also in: Arabic | Blackfoot | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | Cree | French | Hindi | Punjabi | Somali | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)
Infection Prevention & Control, Translated Resource, Posters
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2020-01-31 Poster: Donning Infection Prevention & Control, Posters, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-01-31 Poster: Doffing Infection Prevention & Control, Posters, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-03-08 Poster: COVID-19 Testing Posters
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2020-03-09 Poster: How to Use Alcohol-based Hand Rub Infection Prevention & Control, Posters, Hygiene, Hand Santizer
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2020-03-09 Poster: How to Hand Wash Infection Prevention & Control, Posters, Hygiene
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2020-03-11 Poster: COVID-19 Ambulatory
(also in: Arabic | Blackfoot | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | Cree | French | Hindi | Punjabi | Somali | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)
Translated Resource, Posters
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2020-03-14 Poster: Returning Travellers Alert
(also in: Arabic | Blackfoot | Cree | French | Hindi | Punjabi | Somali | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)
Posters, Translated Resource
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2020-03-17 Poster: Visitor Alert (Public Facilities) Posters
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2020-06-23 Poster: Visiting Restrictions in Place (Inpatient)
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(also in: Arabic | Blackfoot | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | French | Hindi | Punjabi | Somali | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)
Posters
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2020-06-23 Poster: Visiting Restrictions in Place (EDs / Ambulatory Clinics)
Letter Size 8.5x11 | Poster Size 11x17
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Arabic | Blackfoot | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | French | Hindi | Punjabi | Somali | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)
Posters
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2020-03-19 Poster: COVID-19 symptoms in comparison to the flu and the common cold Posters
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2020-03-19 Poster: How to care for a COVID-19 patient at home
(also in: Arabic | Blackfoot | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | Cree | French | Hindi | Punjabi | Somali | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)
Translated Resource, Posters
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2020-03-19 Poster: Patients: When & How to Wear a Mask Posters
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2020-03-29

Poster: Physical Distancing (AHS Sites ONLY)
Letter Size 8.5x11 | Poster Size 11x17
(also in: Arabic | Blackfoot | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | Cree | French | Hindi | Punjabi | Somali | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)

Posters
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2020-01-23 Poster: Contact & Droplet Precautions Infection Prevention & Control, Posters
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2020-05-06 AHS IPC Recommendations PPE Table for COVID-19 Assessment Centres & ER/UCC Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Assessment, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-07-08 Maternity Care Pathway Algorithm / Pathway
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2020-07-08 Neonatal Management Pathway Infection Prevention & Control, Algorithm / Pathway
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2020-04-28 Contact and Droplet Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for COVID-19 (module) 10-20 Infection Prevention & Control, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-05-13 Care of the Pediatric Critically Ill COVID-19 Patient Guidance
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2020-03-23 Response to Media Reports about COVID-19 Virus Being Airborne Guidance
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2020-04-22 Recommendations for Antimicrobial Management of COVID-19 Adult Hospitalized Patients Guidance
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2020-05-22 Continuing Care and COVID-19 – Frequently asked questions Frequently Asked Questions
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2020-03-25 Changes to Routine HBV, HCV and HIV Viral Load Testing Testing, Memorandum
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2020-06-18 Return to Work Guide for AHS Healthcare Workers Human Resources, Guidance
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2020-06-10 Outbreak Management in Congregate Living Sites Guidelines COVID-19 Infection Prevention & Control, 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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2020-04-28 Provincial Pre-Triage for COVID-19 for Adult and Pediatric Patients in Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Centres Algorithm / Pathway
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2020-06-01 Care of COVID-19 Patient in Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Centres Guidance
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2020-03-27 Hand Hygiene Webpage Infection Prevention & Control, Hygiene
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2020-05-12 Client Admission/Discharge/Transfer Screening Questionnaire Assessment
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2020-03-27 Resident Leave of Absence For Congregate Living Sites Guidance
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2020-03-29 Limits on Use & Access of Contractors to AHS Sites Guidance
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2020-05-06 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Facility Screening Tasks Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Assessment, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-03-30 Security Screening COVID- 19 – Statutory Declaration Form Human Resources
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2020-04-20 Rapid response report: Hydroxychloroquine as a treatment and prophylaxis for SARS-CoV-2 Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-03-31 Adult Ambulatory Services Provincial Pandemic Plan Guidance
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2020-04-01 Changes to Ambulatory Clinics Memorandum
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2020-04-03

Clarification on Cessation of Routine Laboratory Testing

Testing, Memorandum
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2020-04-03 Health Attire: Scrubs During COVID-19 Hygiene, Environmental Public Health
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2020-06-10

Fit For Work

Posters, Human Resources, Assessment
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2020-04-04 Information Brief: Strategies to Reduce Contamination and Transmission via Healthcare Worker Personal Items and Clothing Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-04 Rapid Response Report: Optimal Strategy for Healthcare Worker Clothing and Personal Items Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-04 Ready Communication Skills: A Playbook of VitalTalk Tips COVID-19 Advance Care Planning, Frequently Asked Questions
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2020-04-04 Streamlined Goals of Care Designation Decision-making for COVID-19 Algorithm / Pathway, Advance Care Planning, Guidance
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2020-04-04 Planning Ahead with Vulnerable Patients During COVID-19: A Conversation Tool for Clinicians Advance Care Planning, Guidance
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2020-04-06 Poster: Typical Symptoms of COVID-19
(also in: Arabic | Blackfoot | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | Cree | French | Hindi | Punjabi | Somali | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)
Posters
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2020-06-05 Addendum to Outbreak Management and Pandemic Planning Resources Guidance, Resources
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2020-04-06 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Taskforce Personal Protective Equipment, Guidance
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2020-04-10

AHS Position Statement

Guidance
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2020-05-19 Rapid Response Report: COVID-19 Non-invasive Ventilation Recommendations Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-07 Information Brief: Oxygen Therapy Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-07 Rapid Response Report: Oxygen Therapy recommendations for COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-07 Use of N95 Respirators for Patients Without COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment, Guidance
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2020-04-07 Bringing My Own PPE to Work Personal Protective Equipment, Guidance
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2020-04-10 Continuous Masking in Healthcare Settings Personal Protective Equipment, Guidance
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2020-04-08

Student Placement Opportunities & Principles:

Guidance
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2020-04-14 Advice for AHS Medical Staff Providing Clinical Services at Multiple Sites Guidance
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2020-04-08 Essential Test Menu changes - Autopsies Guidance, Memorandum
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2020-04-09 Assessing Patients/Residents for ILI Form 21613 Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance
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2020-05-14 Rapid Response Report: Can COVID-19 patients become re-infected? Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-05-04 Rapid Response Report: Are healthcare workers at increased risk of COVID-19? Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-17 Poster: Modified PPE for Suspect or Confirmed COVID-19 in Vulnerable Populations Outside of Healthcare Facilities Infection Prevention & Control, Posters, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-04-11 Stethoscope Use for Patients on Contact and Droplet Precautions including COVID-19 Patients Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-04-27 Staff Tips: COVID-19 Personal Clothing and Cleaning Surfaces Infection Prevention & Control, Cleaning, Environmental Public Health, Guidance
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2020-04-11 PAPRs and CAPRs will not be deployed as PPE for COVID-19 Infection Prevention & Control, Personal Protective Equipment, Guidance
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2020-05-10 Guidelines for Continuous Masking in Home Care and Congregate Living Settings Infection Prevention & Control, Personal Protective Equipment, Guidance
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2020-04-12 Poster: For Healthcare Workers: How to Wear a Mask Infection Prevention & Control, Personal Protective Equipment, Guidance, Poster
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2020-04-14 IPC Recommendations for Selection of Thermometers (COVID-19) for Staff and Visitor Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance
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2020-04-25 Involving Families During COVID-19 Guidance
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2020-04-13 General Radiography Chest Imaging during COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance
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2020-06-10 Rapid Response Report: Clinical Risk Prediction Tools for Admitted COVID-19 Patients Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-06-10 Rapid Response Report: Patient risk stratification in the Emergency Department - who needs admission? Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-13 Rapid Response Report: Predictors of who needs intubation Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-05-13

N95 Cleaning Guidelines, Education & FAQ

Guidance, Personal Protective Equipment, Frequently Asked Questions, Cleaning
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2020-04-13 Memorandum for Acute Care Facilities: N95 Recycling Project; Supply & Fit Testing Personal Protective Equipment, Memorandum
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2020-04-13 Position Statement: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Continuing Care Clients with Suspected or Confirmed Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance
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2020-06-05 Resident Daily Screening Questionnaire Guidance
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2020-04-13 Poster: Strict Visiting Rules

Letter Size 8.5x11 | Poster Size 11x17 | Poster Size 24x36

Posters
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2020-04-13 Poster: No Visitors Allowed

Letter Size 8.5x11 | Poster Size 11x17 | Poster Size 24x36

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2020-04-13 Poster: Only Approved Visitors Allowed

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Posters
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2020-04-07 Goals of Care Designations (GCD) during Pandemic Conditions: Ethical Considerations Advance Care Planning
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2020-04-14 Allied Health Skills to Support COVID-19 across the Continuum Guidance
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2020-04-15 Rapid Response Report: Evidence for / against Asymptomatic Transmission of COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-15 COVID-19 Interim HIV PrEP Testing Guidelines Guidance
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2020-05-08 Laboratory Bulletins & Testing Information from Alberta Precision Labs Laboratory
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2020-04-16 Information brief: Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation
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2020-04-17 Rapid review response: Comparison of testing characteristics for RT-PCR using different swab methods Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-17 Information brief: Comparison of testing sites Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-17 Advice for AHS Midwifery Staff Guidance
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2020-06-08 Return to Work Decision Chart for Healthcare Workers Human Resources, Guidance
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2020-04-21 Prescription Medication Recommendations for Community Patients with COVID-19 Guidance
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2020-07-02 Rapid response report: Starting or resuming cancer treatment after COVID 19 infection Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-21 Information brief: Starting or resuming cancer treatment Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-22 Midwifery Pathway – Antepartum/Postpartum Care Algorithm / Pathway
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2020-04-22 Midwifery Pathway – Intrapartum Care Algorithm / Pathway
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2020-04-22 Recommendation for N95 Respirators in MRI during COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-05-06 Return to Work Guide for Community Physicians and Teams Guidance
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2020-04-22 Vanch (Procedure/Surgical) Mask Concerns Infection Prevention & Control, Personal Protective Equipment, Guidance
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2020-04-22 Rapid response report: The role of serologic testing for COVID-19 and potential indications Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-22 Information brief: The role of serologic testing for COVID-19 and potential indications Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-25 Additional guidance in using RAAPID during COVID-19 Pandemic Memorandum, Guidance
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2020-04-23 IPC Recommendations for COVID-19 and Urgent or Emergent Surgery Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance
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2020-06-16 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Frequently Asked Questions Infection Prevention & Control, Personal Protective Equipment, Frequently Asked Questions
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2020-05-11 Province-wide Advice for Primary Care Reference
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2020-04-24 COVID-19 Provincial Pandemic Flowsheet – Admission to Acute Care (from ED, Assessment or Observational Unit) Guidance, Algorithm / Pathway
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2020-05-21 Key Points for Ready-to-use Disinfectant Wipes Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Hygiene, Cleaning
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2020-06-15

Patient & Family Virtual Visitation

Guidance
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2020-04-24 Information brief: Which patients with suspected / confirmed COVID-19 should be assessed in the Emergency Department? Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-06-23 Rapid Review: Risk Prediction Tools in Community Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-25 PPE for Endoscopy Procedures During COVID-19 Pandemic Personal Protective Equipment, Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance
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2020-04-25 COVID-19 FAQ: Personal Protective Equipment for GI Endoscopy Personal Protective Equipment, Frequently Asked Questions, Infection Prevention & Control
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2020-04-26 Neonatal transport management Algorithm / Pathway
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2020-06-09 Shelter Guidance: Preventing, Controlling and Managing COVID-19 Guidance
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2020-04-27 Symptom Management End of Life Care Outside ICU Guidance
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2020-04-27 PEOLC Provincial Guideline for Treatment Opioid Neurotoxicity Guidance
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2020-05-20 COVID-19 and Pregnancy, Birth, Postpartum and Breastfeeding Guidance
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2020-04-27 PEOLC a Caregivers Resource Guidance
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2020-04-27 Rapid Response Report: Which COVID-19 patients are safe to discharge from hospital? Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-27 Rapid Response Report: Are NSAIDs safe in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic? Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-07-02 Rapid Response Report: What factors predict the likelihood of testing positive for COVID-19? Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-05-11 Tip Sheet for Continuing Care Residents Families and Visitors During COVID-19 Pandemic Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Hygiene, Cleaning
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2020-04-27 Handling Personal Laundry during COVID-19 Letter Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance
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2020-04-27 IPC COVID-19 PPE Recommendation for the Preservation and Reuse of Eye Protection Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance
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2020-05-05 Guidance
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2020-04-28

Public Health Recommendations for Handling of Deceased Persons

Guidance
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2020-04-28

Directive: Assessing Patients Presenting with Febrile Neutropenia

Directive
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2020-06-23 Handling, Cleaning and Disinfecting Mobile DI Devices Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Cleaning
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2020-04-28 IPC Position Statement: Furniture Replacement Requirements during COVID-19 Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Cleaning
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2020-04-28 Asymptomatic Swabbing in Continuing Care in Outbreak Sites Guidance, Learning, Memorandum
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2020-04-28 Rural EMS Transport and Transfer Destination Process for Suspected/Confirmed COVID-19 Patients Algorithm / Pathway
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2020-04-28 FAQ: Rural EMS Transport and Transfer Destination Process for Suspected/Confirmed COVID-19 Patients Frequently Asked Questions
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2020-04-28

Poster: OR - PPE Donning
Size 8.5x14 | Size 11x17

Posters, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-04-28

Poster: OR - PPE Doffing
Size 8.5x14 | Size 11x17

Posters, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-04-29

Form: Offers of COVID Support Submission
See Offers of Support for more information.

Form
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2020-04-29 Advice for Nurse Practitioners Providing Clinical Services at Multiple Sites Guidance
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2020-04-29 Care of the Hospitalized Pediatric Patient with COVID-19 Guidance
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2020-07-06

Patient Discharge from Hospital:

Algorithm / Pathway, Guidance, Checklist
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2020-06-02 AHS Guidance for Local Authority Evacuation in a COVID-19 Environment Guidance
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2020-05-04

Central Zone Presumed/Confirmed COVID-19 Primary Care Management Pathway

Algorithm / Pathway
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2020-04-30

Poster: Recognizing Early Symptoms in Seniors

Poster
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2020-04-30

COVID-19 Adult Oxygen Therapy Titration Tool

Algorithm / Pathway, Guidance
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2020-04-30

Using Technology to Connect with Your Loved Ones: Info Sheet | Poster

Guidance, Posters
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2020-06-30

Rapid Review: Effectiveness of Wearing Masks to Reduce Spread of COVID-19 in the Community

Guidance, Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-04-30 Rural AHS Sites Temporarily Move to Appointment-Only Lab Collections Testing, Laboratory, Memorandum
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2020-05-01 Harm Reduction and COVID-19: Guidance Document for Community Service Providers Guidance
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2020-05-01 Opioid Poisoning Response and COVID-19 Guidance
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2020-05-01 Coping at Home for Families During COVID-19 Learning
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2020-05-01 NP Reassignment Strategy (COVID Deployment) Algorithm / Pathway, Guidance
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2020-05-01 PPE Task Force: Fit Testing Update Guidance, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-05-01 Rapid Review: What asymptomatic groups of individuals should be screened for COVID-19? Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-05-01 Rapid Review: The role of voluntary quarantine / isolation centers in Alberta Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-05-01 Communicable Disease (Respiratory) Initial Screening Form
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2020-05-01 Rapid Review: What are the optimal strategies for controlling outbreaks of COVID-19? Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-05-08

Palliative Sedation

Guidance
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2020-05-02 COVID-19 and Stigma Learning, Guidance
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2020-05-02 Mobile Tools to Promote Mental Wellness Learning, Guidance
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2020-05-02 Re-testing of Immunocompromised Cancer Patients post-COVID-19 Diagnosis Guidance
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2020-05-02 Preventing Suicide Guidance, Learning
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2020-05-21 Information about Swabbing Asymptomatic Staff Working in a Congregate Outbreak Site Guidance, Learning
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2020-05-02 Information for Owner/Operators/Mangers about Swabbing of Asymptomatic Residents and Staff in a Congregate Outbreak Site Guidance, Learning
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2020-05-11 VTE Prophylaxis for Admitted COVID-19 Patients Memorandum
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2020-05-03 Maintaining CPAP/BPAP During COVID-19 Pandemic Response Guidance
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2020-05-03 Initiation of CPAP/BPAP During COVID-19 Pandemic Response Guidance
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2020-05-04 Self-managed Care Client Precautions Guidance
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2020-05-06

IPC Recommendations for Cohorting

Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Assessment, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-06-10 IPC Recommendations for Alcohol-based Hand Rub (ABHR) during COVID-19 Pandemic Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Hygiene, Cleaning, Hand Sanitizer
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2020-05-05

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) MyHealth.Alberta.ca

Patient Instructions
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2020-06-29 Visitor Guidance
(also in: Arabic | Blackfoot | Simplified Chinese | Traditional Chinese | French | Hindi | Punjabi | Somali | Spanish | Tigrinya | Vietnamese)
Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance
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2020-05-19 Discharge Planning and Community follow-up of Babies born to COVID Positive/Probable Mother Guidance
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2020-05-06 Physicians: Language Line Interpretation Services Reference
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2020-05-06 Physicians: Daily Fit for Work Screening Guidance
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2020-05-06 Coronavirus Disease & People Living with Dementia Guidance
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2020-04-30 Recommendations for Using Mobile and Electronic Devices for Contact & Droplet Precautions including COVID-19 Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Cleaning
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2020-05-07 Poster: Visiting Restrictions Have Changed Poster
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2020-05-07 Contact and Droplet Precautions for Isolation Rooms Guidance
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2020-05-07 Environmental Cleaning Guidelines Guidance, Cleaning
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2020-05-07 Poster: 500 ml Ripshot™ Ripgel Alcohol-based Hand Rub Instructions before Initial Use Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Posters, Hygiene, Cleaning, Hand Sanitizer
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2020-05-08 Rapid Review: Recommendations for anti-microbial use for secondary infections in patients with COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-05-08 Congregate Living Settings - Recommendations for Cohorting Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance
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2020-06-19 Guidelines for COVID-19 Outbreak Prevention, Control and Management in Work Camps and Work Sites Guidance, Environmental Public Health, Work Camps
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2020-05-08 Thrombosis and Coagulopathy Guidance in COVID-19 Guidance
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2020-05-14 Instructions for Patient Discharge from ED/UCC with COVID-19/Suspected COVID-19 Patient Instructions
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2020-05-08 Harm Reduction and COVID-19 Printable Handouts Learning
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2020-05-08 Seniors Wellness in Challenging Times Learning, Reference
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2020-05-11 Questions to Consider when Moving a Family Member from a Care Setting During COVID-19 Guidance
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2020-05-28 Single Site Order – List of AHS Owned & Operated LTC & DSL Facilities Reference
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2020-05-12 Transfer Trauma when Moving to a Facility Guidance
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2020-05-12 Poster: Tips for Compassionate Communication with Deteriorating Patients Posters, Guidance
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2020-05-12 Operational Guide: Technology for Social Connection in Congregate Living Sites during COVID-19 Guidance
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2020-06-15 Continuing Care PPE FAQ Guidance, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-05-13 Virtual Completion of Goals of Care Designation (GCD) Reference, Advance Care Planning
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2020-05-13 MOH Guidelines for Transfers, Discharges, and Admissions during COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance
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2020-05-13 Changes to Nursing Home PPN Human Resources
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2020-05-13 Changes to Nursing Home Operations Human Resources, Memorandum
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2020-05-13 IPC Position Statement: Furniture Replacement Requirements during COVID-19 Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Reference
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2020-05-13 Poster: Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures (AGMP) in Progress Sign Infection Prevention & Control, Poster
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2020-05-14 Rapid Review: A clinician's guide to non-respiratory symptoms of COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-07-10 Instruction Sheet & Video - Collection & Securing of Throat Swabs in Saline Transport Medium Guidance
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2020-05-19 Information for Owners/ Operators/Managers: Online portal to submit daily line list of newly symptomatic residents and staff to Public Health for Outbreak Management. Guidance
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2020-05-20 Cleaning and Disinfection during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Addressing Disinfectant Supply Challenges Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Hygiene, Cleaning
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2020-05-20

Rehabilitation Advice Line - Toll-free / Alberta

Memorandum
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2020-05-20 Sexual Health Guidance
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2020-05-20 Single Site Order FAQs for Student Placements Frequently Asked Questions
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2020-06-26 Technical Grade Ethanol Hand Sanitizer Guidance, Personal Protective Equipment, Hand Sanitizer
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2020-05-21 Rapid Review: Awake Prone Positioning for Non-intubated Patients Guidance, Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation
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2020-07-07

Physician Resources Infographics

Guidance
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2020-05-22 Cleaning and Disinfection Products Supplied to Community Settings during the COVID-19 Pandemic Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Cleaning
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2020-05-22 Rapid Review: Rehabilitation Needs for COVID-19 Patients Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation
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2020-05-26

Communication Access

Guidance
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2020-05-26 Self-care and Communication Strategies for COVID-19 Screening Stations Human Resources
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2020-06-30

Virtual Health / Zoom

Guidance
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2020-05-26 Rapid Review: Singing as a risk for transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus Guidance, Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation
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2020-05-26 What to Expect from Funeral Homes after a Home Death during the Pandemic Guidance
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2020-05-26 What Matters to Ventilated Patients Guidance
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2020-05-27 IPC Resources for Resuming Ambulatory Care Clinics during COVID-19 Pandemic Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Advance Care Planning
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2020-05-27 COVID-19: The Calgary Zone Story – Calgary Zone PCN Infographic Guidance
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2020-05-27 Symptom Identification and Monitoring Form
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2020-05-27 Discontinuation of Contact and Droplet Precautions for Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Form
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2020-05-27 Multi-Faith Resources: Alienation & Separation During a Pandemic Learning, Albertans
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2020-05-25 Patient Resources: A Guide for Albertans - COVID-19 Patient Instructions
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2020-05-28 Infection Medical Management Pathway Guidance
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2020-05-29 Change in ordering Respiratory Pathogen Panel (RPP) and COVID-19 Testing Memorandum, Reference
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2020-06-05 COVID-19 Test Requisition Forms & Instructions Form, Testing
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2020-06-01 Resuming Lung Testing Services in Alberta During COVID-19 Memorandums, Screening, Testing
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2020-06-01 Resuming Sleep Testing and Follow-Up Services in Alberta During COVID-19 Memorandums, Screening, Testing
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2020-06-01 Poster: COVID-19 Testing: ED/UCC/Ambulatory Without Symptoms Available
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Poster, Screening, Posters, Testing
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2020-06-01 Poster: Understanding What a Positive COVID-19 Test Result Means
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Poster, Screening, Posters, Testing, Albertans
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2020-06-01 Asymptomatic Resident Testing FAQ Frequently Asked Questions, Testing
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2020-06-01 Swabbing Asymptomatic Staff in LTC/SL4/4D Sites Guidance, Testing
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2020-06-01 Information for Residents & Caregivers Regarding COVID-19 Testing Patient Instructions, Testing
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2020-06-01 Information for LTC/SL4/4D Sites about Testing Asymptomatic Residents & Staff Guidance, Testing
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2020-06-02 COVID-19 Expedited Testing Assessment, Screening, Testing
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2020-06-29 Outdoor Visits Guidance, Posters
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2020-06-03 COVID-19 Expanded Testing: ED and UCC Guidance, Algorithm / Pathway, Assessment, Testing, Screening
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2020-06-03 Acute Care COVID-19 Expanded Testing Algorithm, Infection Prevention & Control, FAQ
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2020-06-03

Implementation Strategy: Patient Screening, Symptom Assessment & Monitoring Recommendations for COVID-19

Directive: Communicable Disease (Respiratory Including COVID-19 and ILI) Screening, Assessment, and Monitoring in Acute Care

Guidance, Directive
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2020-06-04 Healthy Eating During Covid Reference
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2020-06-04 Alberta Case Report Form: Multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS) in children and adolescents temporally related to COVID-19 Form, Guidance
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2020-06-04 Wellness Together Canada Guidance
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2020-06-04 Integrating e-Mental Health into Practice Guidance
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2020-06-05 Guideline for Monitoring and Managing COVID-19 Patients in Community Guidance
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2020-06-05 Poster: COVID-19 Testing Available for all Albertans
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Poster, Signage
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2020-06-05 Glidescope Guidance
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2020-06-05 Provincial Checklist for Healthcare Providers to Prepare for Client’s Expected Death in the Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance
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2020-06-05 Requisitions & Instructions for Ordering Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Memorandum
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2020-06-08 My Discharge Checklist Guidance, Checklist, Patient Instructions
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2020-06-10 Poster: 228 ml Medline New Life™ Alcohol-based Hand Rub Instructions before Initial Use Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Posters, Hygiene, Cleaning, Hand Sanitizer
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2020-06-10 Poster: 250 ml Eco-Med Pharmaceutical Alcohol-based Hand Rub Instructions before Initial Use Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Posters, Hygiene, Cleaning, Hand Sanitizer
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2020-06-10 Poster: 355 ml AG Hands Free Alcohol-based Hand Rub Instructions before Initial Use (Temporarily Unavailable) Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Posters, Hygiene, Cleaning, Hand Sanitizer
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2020-06-11 Rapid Review: Risk of Transmission from HVAC Systems Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-07-06 Masking Guidance in Community Physician Settings during COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance, Personal Protective Equipment, Infection Prevention & Control
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2020-06-10 PPE Task Force Mask Extender Survey Results Guidance, Infection Prevention & Control
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2020-06-11 Guidance for Researchers – Resuming research at AHS facilities Memorandum, Guidance
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2020-06-11 Continuing Care Resident Screening Tool Form
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2020-06-12 Rapid Review: Virtual vs In-person Care Guidance, Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation
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2020-06-12 Recall of Leaking COVID-19/Respiratory Virus Transport Media Tubes Guidance, Memorandum, Testing
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2020-06-15

Isolation Order Package

Guidance
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2020-06-15 Guidance to Help Make Continuous Masking Work for You Guidance, Infection Prevention and Control, Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-06-16 Poster: 500 ml Wood Wyant® X-Pure Alcohol-based Hand Rub Instructions for Use Infection Prevention & Control, Posters, Hygiene, Cleaning, Hand Sanitizer
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2020-06-16 Product Distribution Priorities, Disinfectant Options and Communication during Supply Disruptions in the Pandemic Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Hygiene, Cleaning
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2020-06-16 Interim Alcohol-based Hand Rub (ABHR) Preservation and Prioritization Measures Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Hygiene, Cleaning, Hand Sanitizer
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2020-06-16 PPE Update for Community Physicians Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-06-16 PPE Price List for External Providers Personal Protective Equipment
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2020-06-17 Taking Charge of What You Can: A COVID-19 Toolkit Reference, Guidance
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2020-06-18 IPC Resources for Emergency Department Waiting Areas During the COVID-19 Pandemic Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Directive, Assessment
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2020-06-18 Rapid Review: Effectiveness of Workplace Screening Programs Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Reference, Guidance
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2020-06-22 Understanding Visitor Restrictions Quick Reference Reference, Guidance
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2020-06-18 Poster: 1L Manorapid® Alcohol-based Hand Rub Instructions for Use Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Posters, Hand Hygiene, Hand Sanitizer, Cleaning
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2020-06-22 COVID-19 Screening and Management of Obstetrical Patients and Essential Support Persons Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Reference
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2020-06-22 COVID-19 Testing and Medical Care in Patients with IBD Infection Prevention & Control, Memo, Guidance
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2020-06-22 Poster: IPC Recommendations for Handling and Replacing Flip Top Lids for the Diversey, Inc. Ready-to-use Bottles of Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfectant Liquid during COVID-19 Pandemic Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Posters, Hand Hygiene, Cleaning
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2020-06-23 Rapid Review: Safety and Effectiveness of Video Laryngoscopy Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-06-26 Hand Sanitizer Made with Technical-Grade Ethanol Safety Considerations Hand Sanitizer
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2020-06-26 Airborne Acetaldehyde Assessment AHS Southport Office, Calgary Hand Sanitizer
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2020-06-26 novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs for Public Frequently Asked Questions
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2020-06-26 N95 Respirator Fit Testing for Students and Instructors during the COVID-19 Pandemic Personal Protective Equipment; Guidance; Reference
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2020-06-26

English

French

Personal Protective Equipment, Guidance
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2020-06-26 Resources for Specific Health Conditions Guidance; Reference
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2020-06-29 Poster: IPC Recommendations for Handling and Replacing Flip Top Lids for 500 ml Wood Wyant® X-Pure ABHR during COVID-19 Pandemic Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Posters, Hand Hygiene, Cleaning, Hand Sanitizer
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2020-06-30 Poster: 50 ml and 500 ml BYD Alcohol Based Hand Rub (ABHR) Instructions for Use Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Posters, Hand Hygiene, Hand Sanitizer, Cleaning
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2020-06-30 Work Camps/Sites Prevention, Preparedness & Management Assessment, Environmental Public Health, Screening, Work Camps
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2020-06-30

Rapid Review: Risk of Transmission in Dentistry

Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-07-02

Rapid Review: Effectiveness of Remdesivir

Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-07-02

Rapid Review: COVID-19 Models, Scenarios and Thresholds

Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-07-06 Poster: My Mask Protects You. Your Mask Protects Me. Posters
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2020-07-07

COVID-19 Essential Visitor and Designated Family/Support Guidance

Guidance, Assessment
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2020-07-08 Poster: IPC Recommendations for Handling and Replacing Pumps for the 1L Manorapid® Alcohol-based Hand Rub during COVID-19 Pandemic Infection Prevention & Control, Guidance, Posters, Hand Hygiene, Hand Sanitizer, Cleaning
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2020-07-08 Rapid Review: COVID-19 Screening in Emergency Departments Scientific Advisory Group Recommendation, Guidance
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2020-07-09 Allied Health Providers - Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions
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