COVID-19: A Guide for Direct Care Workers

Endnotes

1WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 – 11 March 2020. (n.d.). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.who.int/dg/speeches/detail/who-director-general-s-opening-remarks-at-the-media-briefing-on-covid-19—11-march-2020

2WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 – 11 March 2020. (n.d.). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.who.int/dg/speeches/detail/who-director-general-s-opening-remarks-at-the-media-briefing-on-covid-19—11-march-2020

3Naming the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the virus that causes it. (n.d.). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/technical-guidance/naming-the-coronavirus-disease-(covid-2019)-and-the-virus-that-causes-it

4Symptoms of Coronavirus. (2020, May 13). Retrieved September 2, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html

5If You Are at Higher Risk. (2020, March 18). Retrieved April 28, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/high-risk-complications.html

6Transmission of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). (2020, March 4). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/transmission.html

7Q&A: Similarities and differences – COVID-19 and influenza. (n.d.). Retrieved March 19, 2020, from https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-similarities-and-differences-covid-19-and-influenza

8Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 (2020, March 14). Retrieved March 14, 2020 from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/coping.html

9Prevention of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). (2020, March 16). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html

10Coronavirus, Social Distancing and Self Quarantine. (n.d.). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus/coronavirus-social-distancing-and-self-quarantine

11Digital Communications Division. (2015, August 21). What is the difference between isolation and quarantine? Retrieved March 19, 2020, from https://www.hhs.gov/answers/public-health-and-safety/what-is-the-difference-between-isolation-and-quarantine/index.html

12Interim Guidance: Home Care for 2019-nCoV. (2020, March 7). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-home-care.html

13Center for Devices and Radiological Health. (n.d.). N95 Respirators and Surgical Masks (Face Masks). Retrieved March 27, 2020, from https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/personal-protective-equipment-infection-control/n95-respirators-and-surgical-masks-face-masks

14Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Facemasks: COVID-19. (2020, March 17). Retrieved March 27, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ppe-strategy/face-masks.html

15Guidance for the Selection and Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Healthcare Settings (n.d.). Retrieved March 24, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/HAI/pdfs/ppe/PPEslides6-29-04.pdf

16Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Facemasks: COVID-19. (2020, March 17). Retrieved March 27, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ppe-strategy/face-masks.html

17New coronavirus stable for hours on surfaces. (2020, March 17). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/new-coronavirus-stable-hours-surfaces

18Clean & Disinfect. (2020, March 6). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/home/cleaning-disinfection.html

19Clean & Disinfect. (2020, March 6). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/home/cleaning-disinfection.html

20Cha, A. E. (2020, March 15). Spiking U.S. coronavirus cases could force rationing decisions similar to those made in Italy, China. Washington Post. Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/03/15/coronavirus-rationing-us/

21Preventing 2019-nCoV from Spreading to Others. (2020, March 6). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-prevent-spread.html#f2

22 Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Healthcare Settings. (2020, March 10). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/hcp/infection-control.html

23Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Facemasks: COVID-19. (2020, March 17). Retrieved March 25, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ppe-strategy/face-masks.html

24Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure in a Healthcare Setting to Patients with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). (2020, March 7). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-risk-assesment-hcp.html

25Preventing 2019-nCoV from Spreading to Others. (2020, March 6). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-prevent-spread.html

26Preventing 2019-nCoV from Spreading to Others. (2020, March 6). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-prevent-spread.html

27What To Do if You Are Sick. (2020, March 16). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html

28COVID-19: Resources for Households. (2020, March 6). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/cleaning-disinfection.html

29COVID-19: Resources for Households. (2020, March 6). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/cleaning-disinfection.html

30Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for COVID-19 in the United States. (2020, March 10). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-for-ems.html

31Infection Control: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). (2020, March 10). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/control-recommendations.html

32Infection Control: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). (2020, March 10). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/control-recommendations.html

33Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). (2020, March 16). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/animals.html

34COVID19 – Caring for someone at home. (2020, April 3). Retrieved April 7, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/care-for-someone.html

35Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings. (2020, April 3). Retrieved April 7, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cloth-face-cover.html

36Use Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow Spread. (2020, April 4). Retrieved April 7, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

37Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19. (2020, March 14). Retrieved March 18, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

Additional References List

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

 

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

 

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

 

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

 

World Health Organization

 

News Sources

 

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