As with any illnesses that could potentially affect the vulnerable population we work with, thoughtful preparedness and calm responsiveness, is always our best defense. At this time, CHC is following the recommendations and precautions as outlined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
To protect our clients and staff, we strongly recommend the following:
Frequent, thorough hand washing with soap and water
Use of hand sanitizer when hand washing is not feasible
Staff not having in-person interactions with clients when ill
Social distancing, including limiting or eliminating hand shaking
Please be assured that despite any limitations that may be imposed in care settings and facilities, CHC is working collaboratively to implement creative and resourceful adaptations that will help to ensure that we meet the needs of our clients. These include, but are not limited to, telephone contact and video conferencing in place of in-person visits when necessary.
As always, we value and appreciate our collective community of clients, their families, and our professional partners. It is our goal to continue to be effective support for each other during this challenging time.
To connect our community to useful information, we have curated this list of resources: