Alberta Health Services Public Health has asked the ACFP to support regular updates to family physicians in Alberta regarding the potential outbreak of novel coronavirus.

AHS, ACFP, and CPSA, will continue to share the latest information through our communication channels as it becomes available. All channels will direct you to the same " source of truth " on the AHS website .
Mar 6: Update on Revised Screening Criteria for COVID-19
Nurses, community physicians, and all other health care providers continue to be critical to our COVID-19 response. 

We recognize and appreciate your role in reducing the impact of this emerging public health threat. As we mobilize to respond to new cases and the evolving situation, we will continue to keep you informed.

Today, we are specifically updating you on revised screening criteria for COVID-19. This applies across Alberta, effective immediately, as outlined below.

Please continue to visit https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16947.aspx for additional information for health professionals. 

The AHS Emergency Coordination Centre (ECC) remains active and is also here for you as a resource. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact: ahs.ecc@ahs.ca .

New documents today :

Document
https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/assets/info/hp/phys/if-hp-phys-moh-novel-coronavirus-update-external.pdf . This provides an update on the revised screening criteria, in place in Alberta, effective immediately.

Webpage
https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16947.aspx - This is a direct link to health provider information, on the www.ahs.ca/covid webpage.
Mar 3: COVID-19 FAQ for Primary Care Providers
A new “Frequently Asked Questions” document with answers to common COVID-19 questions from primary care providers is now available. You can access the document via the “ Information for Primary Care Providers ” page on ahs.ca. This document will be updated regularly. Please send us additional questions you would like addressed in future updates.

This document contains supplementary information for primary care. Providers should also review the “Information for AHS Staff & Health Professionals” page for critical information for all health professionals , including primary care providers, on the COVID-19 response.
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