COVID-19: Home and Community Care Providers and Social Services Guide

COVID-19: Home and Community Care Providers and Social Services Guide

Guidance notes for Home and Community Care Providers and Social Services

Please note: Information contained herein is current as of March 22, 2020

These guidance notes can be used by members providing home care, a community care program and various social services. Workers in these programs and services often come into close contact with the public. As such, they risk being exposed to clients who may have COVID-19. These clients include:

• Persons symptomatic for COVID-19;

• Persons who have COVID-19 and are asymptomatic

• Persons who share a dwelling with someone who has COVID-19 and asymptomatic

• Persons who have COVID-19 and do not need to stay in a hospital (i.e., can be safely isolated at home); OR

• A home care patient/client who has recently travelled from out of Canada

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