The Shelby County Health Department has provided a list of resources for healthcare administrators and public health officials during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Healthcare Employer Guidance
Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 Infection
This interim guidance from the CDC provides information for determining when healthcare personnel who have confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infections can return to work.
Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Work Restrictions for Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure to COVID-19
This interim guidance from the CDC is intended to assist with assessment of risk and application of work restrictions for asymptomatic healthcare personnel (HCP) with potential exposure to patients, visitors, or other HCP with confirmed COVID-19.
Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel
Recommended infection prevention and control (IPC) practices for routine healthcare delivery during the pandemic — CDC recommends using additional infection prevention and control practices during the COVID-19 pandemic, along with standard practices recommended as a part of routine healthcare delivery to all patients.
Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators
This document from the CDC offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of disposable N95 filtering face-piece respirators (commonly called “N95 respirators”) in healthcare settings when there is limited supply.
Summary for Healthcare Facilities: Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators during Shortages
This summary is intended to help healthcare facilities optimize supplies of disposable N95 filtering face-piece respirators when there is limited supply during the COVID-19 pandemic. The strategies are categorized in a continuum of care and further organized according to the hierarchy of controls, as defined below.