Conronavirus March 3, 2020
Clients and Family Members
We like you to know that Companion Care Inc is closely monitoring the details of the Coronavirus so we to plan and implement any changes to best protect our employees and clients. We have notified our employees of the recommendations from the Center of Disease and Control for preventative measures to be follow. We have listed these measures here and encourage our clients to follow the same to help us prevent the spread of the virus
Monitor yourself for symptoms that includes fever, cough or difficulty breathing and notify the office immediately if your show signs of any of these symptoms.
Employees with these symptoms will be removed from the schedule and asked to follow up with their primary care physician. Employees will not be allowed to return to work until they can demonstrate they are free of symptoms for at least 24 hours.
Clients who have these symptoms are encouraged to notify the office so that preventative steps with our employees can be taken. Companion Care will reach out to the client and family members to determine the best course of action
Be mindful of the importance of washing your hands frequently and especially before and after any client or person to person contact. Washing your hands frequently and for at least 20 seconds is recommended by the CDC
Personal etiquette that includes covering your cough with a tissue, discarding the tissue followed by washing your hands is necessary and shall be followed. Keep your hands away from your face as much as possible and if you do touch you face wash your hands immediate after.
Extra attentions on wiping down surfaces that are routinely touched with a disinfectant shall be done when possible
Please remember while we all take this virus very seriously, the chances of being infected are low as long as we follow these precautions. To date no employee or client of Companion Care has been diagnosed with the virus.
Please feel free to call if you have any questions. Companion Care will update if further changes to our plan for preventing the spread of this virus are needed.
Merri Klein, President
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