Health Alerts

Date of Alert
Priority
 Agency
Topic
03/28/2020 Advisory  PDPH COVID-19: Universal Masking for Long-Term Care Facility Staff
03/26/2020 Alert  PDPH COVID-19: Status Update and Guidance for Healthcare Personnel Isolation and Quarantine to Minimize Staff Shortages
03/21/2020 Advisory  PDPH COVID-19: Guidance on Conservation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
03/19/2020 Advisory  PDPH COVID-19: Status Update and Guidance on Isolation and Quarantine
03/15/2020
Alert  PDPH Updated Interim Guidance for Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
03/12/2020
Alert  PDPH Updated Interim Guidance for Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
03/06/2020
Alert  PADOH First Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases in Pennsylvania
03/05/2020
Alert  PDPH Updated Interim Guidance for Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
02/28/2020
Alert  PDPH Updated Interim Guidance for Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation for COVID-19
02/14/2020
Alert  PDPH Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Updated Guidance for Preventing and Managing Exposures in Healthcare Settings
02/07/2020
Alert  PDPH Outbreak of Respiratory Illness Caused by a Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Updated Guidance
02/01/2020
Alert  CDC Outbreak of Respiratory Illness Caused by a Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Updated Guidance
01/25/2020
Advisory  PADOH Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Collection and Shipping Guidance
01/24/2020
Alert  PDPH Outbreak of Respiratory Illness Caused by a Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Originating in Wuhan, China
01/18/2020
Update  CDC Update and Interim Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Wuhan, China

To view additional health alert network messages, click on the respective agency links below:

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention    
                       
              
    Pennsylvania Department of Health   
  
         
    Philadelphia Department of Public Health    
       

 

Guidance

General COVID-19 Information:

Patient Evaluation and Screening:

Infection Control Guidance for Healthcare Providers:

Site-Specific Information:

  • Congregate Settings and Shelters
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Dialysis Centers
  • Education (K-12 Schools)
  • Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Laboratories

  • Long-Term Care Facilities

 

Provider and Community Education

COVID-19 Symposium: Rallying the Philadelphia Community to Stop Transmission and Protect the Public              
March 11, 2020, 9:00AM - 11:00PM
MEETING DOCUMENTS:

COVID-19 Webinar for Urgent Care and Outpatient Providers - Novel Coronavirus 2019: What We Know
March 5, 2020, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
MEETING DOCUMENTS:
Request a Speaker for Your Healthcare or Community Event?

Resources

COVID-19: Travel Poster

COVID-19: Poster for Outpatient Clinics

COVID-19: Know the Symptoms

COVID-19: Know the Symptoms

COVID-19: Handwashing

COVID-19: Handwashing

 

COVID-19: Cover Your Cough

COVID-19: Cover Your Coughs and Sneezes

COVID-19: Text Alerts

COVID-19: Text Alerts

COVID-19: Poster for Businesses

COVID-19: Poster for Private Sector/Businesses