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Infection Prevention and Control for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Interim Guidance for Acute Healthcare Settings   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Introduction: "This is the preliminary edition of IPC [infection prevention and control] guidance on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that was first identified in Wuhan, China. The intended use of this document, infection prevention and control for coronavirus disease (COVID-19): interim guidance for acute healthcare settings, is to provide interim IPC guidance to healthcare organizations and healthcare workers (HCW) for management of people with fever and/or cough presenting to acute healthcare settings in Canada, who, within 14 days before onset of illness, have: travelled to an affected area; or been in close contact with a probable or confirmed case of COVID-19; or been in close contact with someone who has signs and symptoms of acute respiratory illness and who has travelled to an affected area within 14 days prior to their onset of illness; or had laboratory exposure to biological material known to contain severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)."

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2020-02-27
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British Columbia
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Government of British Columbia: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/
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