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April 14 Daily Update

Note: Find links to documents on the main Staff page so you can be sure you have the latest version.

CLINICAL & POLICY CHANGES

Discontinuing isolation of COVID-19 inpatients. This chart includes recommendations for specific criteria and guidance for severely immunocompromised patients and for patients discharged home. 

Guidance for patient visitation after a COVID-19-related death as well as personal belongings handling. These two documents detail the staff process to follow and guidance to provide to visitors to decrease the risk of transmission.

  • Family visitation after COVID-19 death​
  • Management of COVID-19 patient belongings – family guidance

ONGOING UPDATES FOR YOUR REFERENCE

MultiCare’s COVID-19 numbers.

  • As of 12:00pm on April 13, 2020:
    • MultiCare cumulative confirmed cases tested in PSR: 878
    • MultiCare cumulative confirmed cases tested in INW: 82
    • Current system inpatient positive cases:

Visitor policy. Visitor restrictions are in effect system wide and posted below under ‘Visitor Restrictions.’

Employee screening guidance. The more comprehensive guidance includes details on employee attestation and additional health screening information, as well as symptomatic and exposed staff guidance, and is posted on Point MultiCare.

 Please continue to visit this page for the latest information.

Thank you for all that everyone is doing across the system to support our patients, community and fellow employees during this time.