COVID-19 Risk Screening

COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) screening to identify at-risk patients and mitigate the spread. Enter the following information for COVID-19 risk screening:
 Spiking Fever
 Dry Cough
 Shortness of Breath
 Have you been in contact with person known to have COVID-19?
 Have you been in epidemic region (China, Iran, South Korea, Italy, Japan, Hong Kong) in last 14 days?
 Do you have any chronic diseases, such as hypertension, heart or kidney disease or diabetes?

Protect Yourself from COVID-19

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Put distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

Steps to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

  • Stay home except to get medical care until instructed to leave.
  • Separate yourself from other people and animals in your home.
  • Call ahead before visiting your doctor.
  • Wear a facemask before you enter the facility.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid sharing personal household items.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Keeping the Home/School/Workplace Safe

  • Practice good hygiene
    • Stop handshaking – use other noncontact methods of greeting
    • Clean hands at the door and schedule regular hand washing reminders by email
    • Create habits and reminders to avoid touching their faces and cover coughs and sneezes
    • Disinfect surfaces like doorknobs, tables, desks, and handrails regularly
    • Increase ventilation by opening windows or adjusting air conditioning
  • Be careful with meetings and travel
    • Use videoconferencing for meetings when possible
    • When not possible, hold meetings in open, well-ventilated spaces
    • Consider adjusting or postponing large meetings or gatherings
    • Assess the risks of business travel
  • Consider rearranging large activities and gatherings
    • Consider adjusting or postponing gatherings that mix between classes and grades
    • Adjust after-school arrangements to avoid mixing between classes and grades
    • When possible, hold classes outdoors or in open, well-ventilated spaces
  • Avoid crowding
    • Use booking and scheduling to stagger customer flow
    • Use online transactions where possible
    • Consider limiting attendance at larger gatherings
  • For transportation businesses, taxis, and ride shares
    • Keep windows open when possible
    • Increase ventilation
    • Regularly disinfect surfaces
  • Handle food carefully
    • Limit food sharing
    • Strengthen health screening for cafeteria staff and their close contacts
    • Ensure cafeteria staff and their close contacts practice strict hygiene
  • Stay home if...
    • You are feeling sick
    • You have a sick family member in your home
  • Households with vulnerable seniors or those with significant underlying conditions include heart, lung, kidney disease; diabetes; and conditions that suppress the immune system
    • Have the healthy people in the household conduct themselves as if they were a significant risk to the person with underlying conditions. For example, wash hands frequently before interacting with the person, such as by feeding or caring for the person.
    • If possible, provide a protected space for vulnerable household members
    • Ensure all utensils and surfaces are cleaned regularly
  • Households with sick family members
    • Give sick members their own room if possible, and keep the door closed
    • Have only one family member care for them
    • Consider providing additional protections or more intensive care for household members over 65 years old or with underlying conditions