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SARS-COV-2 can be spread through droplets in the air or on surfaces.

COVID-19
GOAL: FLATTEN THE CURVE Pharmacy Teams and PPE
We want to use non-pharmaceutical interventions to Per CDC, healthcare guidelines apply.
reduce the strain on our healthcare systems. If you are helping or counseling a patient within 7 feet, you should wear:

• face mask (min. N95 or surgical) or respirator


• Social distancing • eye protection (goggles/glasses)
o JUST STAY HOME
o Stay 7 feet away from others If there are supply shortages, face coverings can help reduce spread.
o Avoid large groups • washable cloth masks and here
o No handshakes/hugs/kisses • disposable homemade paper towel masks

• Hygiene
o Wash hands frequently
o Face coverings/masks
o Avoid face touching
o Clean surfaces regularly

• Use drive-thru or delivery services when able

• Prompt identification and isolation of cases


80% may be treated at home
• Do NOT work if you have a cough, fever, or 20% may require hospitalization
shortness of breath. Call your provider.
5% (of total cases) may require critical care
• If a patient presents with cough, fever, or
shortness of breath, instruct them to return Adults age 40 and older have modest risk.
home and call their provider.
Adults age 60 and older or patients with pre-existing conditions,
including diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease are
• If a patient calls and states they have cough,
at higher risk.
fever, or shortness of breath, instruct them to
remain at home and call their provider.
Adults age 70 and older have the highest risk.