Emergency Preparedness News and Announcements

AMDA: COVID-19 in PALTC settings

AMDA: COVID-19 in PALTC settings

AMDA The Society for Post-acute and Long-term Care Medicine

‘COVID-19 is the abbreviated name for novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 that first emerged in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person.
The situation with this outbreak is evolving rapidly with new information being learned daily. The CDC is monitoring the outbreak and working closely with federal, state, and local health departments. Because of this, healthcare personnel working in post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) settings should refer to the CDC website for the latest updates…’

Full AMDA Article