For Health Professionals

​CD Emergency Response Planning | COVID-19 Management | Infection Prevention & Control | Nursing Practice

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CD Emer​ge​​​​ncy​​​​ Resp​​​​onse Planning

​For help using these documents to update your existing community plan or create a new plan, please contact the FNHA CD Management Team. 

Communicable Disease Emergencies Preparedness Plan
COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan Op​erations Checklist
Priority Community Members List Instructions & Template​ 

​Email: cdmgmt@fnha.ca 
Toll-free phone: 1-844-364-2232 (option 3)

COVID-19 M​​​a​​​na​​​​gement

General FAQs 

Specimen Collection FAQs​​​

BCCDC COVID-19 Care: The BCCDC COVID-19 Care website includes sections for health professionals (Clinical Care, Health Care Provider Support, Infection Control, Lab Testing, Public Health Management), including a "New Today​" page, patient handouts, download​able signage and posters, and detailed public health information.​​​ See also Data and Reports: Emerging Respiratory Viruses

CD Management Resources for FNHA Regions 
CD Protocol for COVID-19
Case Identification and Client Flow: Home Visits |  Health Centres & Nursing Stations  
Public health processes & the role of communities  
Perinatal Health & Cultural Humility
Panorama Documentation
Risk Assessment Script for Clinics  


Infe​ction P​​re​ve​​nt​​ion & Control

Client transportation guidance  
Second Interim guidance for acute healthcare settings (Government of Canada)
Precaution signs for airborne, contact and drop​let contact (PICNet)   
Warning sign for health care facility entrance 
What Is Risk Assessment? poster 

He​alth Ca​​r​​e​​ Facilities

Cleaning in Community Health Care Settings Recommendations​
FNHA Housekeeping Manual for First Nations Community Health Facilities  ​​

Personal Pr​​ote​ctiv​​e Equi​pment (PPE)

Accessing PPE for First Nations Communities  
An Interim Guide to Using Personal Protective Equipment 
Prevention & Treatment Recommendations for Skin Injury 
Recommendations for Prevention of Skin Injury Due To Handwashing
Personal Protective Equipment Donning Instructions Video
Personal Protective Equipment Doffing Instructions Video

Related Courses 

The courses noted here are available on LearningH​​ub. If you do not have an account, you can register for one as an FNHA affiliate. Once on Learning Hub, please seach for the courses by name: Infection Prevention and Control Practices for Direct/Professional Clinical Care Providers | Provincial Hand Hygiene Basics​​

​​Nursi​ng Practice

Advance Care Planning: Advance Care Planning d​uring COVID-19​ | Preparing for a Serious Illness Conversation: A Guide for Health Care Providers | Advance Care Planning Resources​ 


Diabetes: Diabetes Management and COVID-19 | Screening and Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy​ 

Ethics: ​Ethics in Practice for Registered Nurses​ 

Home and Community Care: COVID-19 Toolkit​​ | Assessing and Determining Provisions for Foot Care in Communities | Homemakers Safe Return to Work​

Maternal Care: Breastfeeding Your Infant during COVID-19​ | Formula Feeding durin​g COVID-19​​ | Infant and Newborn​ | Labour, Birth and Postpartum | Maternal Child | Pregnancy Information 

Mental Health: Supporting Clients with Mental Health Concerns During COVID-19​ | Mental Health and Wellness Resources for Nurses and Clients During COVID-19​​ | BounceBack Practitioner Referral Form​

Palliative Care: Care of the Deceased ​Body​Palliative Care Checklist for Nurses​ | Palliative Care during Covid-19 Illness​Symptom Management: Agitation, Restlessness​Symptom Management: Respiratory Congestion​ | ​Symptom Management for Shortness of Breath/Anxiety​

Public Health: Public Health Core Programs and Services During COVID-19​ 

Respiratory: Managing A​cute Respiratory Distress in Cases With Suspected Covid-19  

Sepsis: Sepsis Management​ 

Substance Use: Substance Use: Harm Reduction and COVID-19  | Alcohol Use: Risk Mitigation Strategies During a Pandemic​ | Cannabis and COVID-19​ ​ | Opioid Agonist Therapy: Community Considerations 

Tube​​rcul​​​​osis (TB): Guidelines for DOT While Pra​​​cticing Social Distancing and Enhanced Hygiene Practices​ 

Virtual and Phone Visits: Virtual and Phone Health Visits for You and Your Family | Tips for Virtual and Phone Health Visits for Health Care Providers​

 Key Contacts

CD Consults & Help​

​Email: cdmgm​t@fnha.ca 
Toll-free phone: ​1-844-364-2232 (option 3)

 Public Health Warning

If you have been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms, please contact your primary care provider or local public health office or call 8-1-1.​

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