Information for Healthcare Facilities Concerning 2019 Novel Coronavirus Illness (2019-nCoV)

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Submitted by BBLX on Wed, 02/05/2020 - 23:30
Title
Information for Healthcare Facilities Concerning 2019 Novel Coronavirus Illness (2019-nCoV)
Memo #
20-09-ALL
Posting Date
2020-02-06
Fiscal Year
2020
Summary
Information Regarding Patients with Possible Coronavirus Illness: the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued information on the respiratory illness caused by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Links to these documents are provided. • Healthcare Facility Expectations: CMS strongly urges the review of CDC’s guidance and encourages facilities to review their own infection prevention and control policies and practices to prevent the spread of infection.