New COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resource Page for Home Health & HospiceMarch 5, 2020
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||Media Contact: Thomas Threlkeld
Director of Communications
New COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resource Page for Home Health & Hospice
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has created a new resource page specifically for helping the home care and hospice community remain informed and deal safely and appropriately with the spread of COVID-19, the Coronavirus.
The COVID-19 Resource Page will be updated constantly until this crisis has passed and it will be populated with the latest information, guidance, and best practices. In order to maximize exposure to education and promote the general welfare, the information on this page will be available and free to everyone.
Right now, on the COVID-19 Resource Page, you will find resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as NAHC guidance like the COVID-19 checklist for home care and hospice and disease response and management, in cooperation with disaster preparedness and infection control expert Barbara Citarella and the LHC Group, respectively.
In addition, the COVID-19 Resource Page includes links to upcoming webinars, including COVID-19: The Impact on Home Care and Hospice, on March 13 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM Eastern.
The webpage will also include helpful news articles that will be updated regularly, with the most recent news at the top.
NAHC hopes all home health and hospice stakeholders will check the COVID-19 Resource Page often and stay informed so that we can all stay safe.
About National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is the voice of home care and hospice. NAHC represents the nation’s 33,000 home care and hospice providers, along with the more than two million nurses, therapists, and aides they employ. These caregivers provide vital services to Americans who are aged, disabled, and ill. Some 12 million patients depend on home care and hospice providers, who depend on NAHC for the best in advocacy, education, and information. NAHC is a nonprofit organization that helps its members maintain the highest standards of care. To learn more, visit nahc.org.