Prestige Team Fights Against Coronavirus
March 17,2020 | Series 2
Be “In the Know”
What exactly are coronaviruses?
Coronaviruses are family of viruses that can infect humans and animals. The first human coronavirus popped up in the mid -1960s. To date, there are seven (7) coronaviruses that can affect people.
The newest (2019) coronavirus (aka COVID-19) was first detected in China in late December 2019.
You may also hear the virus referred to as “Novel Coronavirus” because:
  •  NOVEL = NEW (never seen before)
  •  CORONA = CROWN (named for the crown-like spikes on the virus)
Other coronaviruses you may have heard of include:
  •  SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), and
  •    MER (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome)
Where did COVID-19 come from?
Experts believe the newest coronavirus probably began in am animal in China. So while the exact sources is still unknown, researchers are fairly certain the virus was spread from animas to humans.
Who is at risk for infection?
  • Anyone of any age, race, or gender
  • Average age of confirmed cases is 56 years old
  • Older adults with medical conditions such as obesity, diabetes, hear disease or lung disease
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What Are Telehealth Services?
  • These are services that use information and communications technologies to deliver health services and transmit health information over both long and short distances.

  •  It is about transmitting voice, data, images and information rather than moving patients, health professionals or educators.

  • Services provided include diagnosis, treatment, preventive (educational) and curative aspects of healthcare services and typically involves patients, care providers or educators in the provision of these services directed to the patient(s).

  • Videoconferencing is one of the main ways in which Telehealth is improving access to healthcare services especially during crisis such as Coronavirus COVID-19.

Prestige Telehealth services provide access to care during the Coronavirus crisis. Below are services currently provided via Telehealth:

  1. Intake and Diagnosis assessment
  2. Medication and somatic services
  3. Counseling and Psychotherapy
  4.  Community Support Services

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What Prestige is Doing
Prestige takes proactive approach in combating and containing Coronavirus crisis. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life to the population we serve and that of our employee 
Below are few steps taken so far…. 

1.At Our Facility Front Desk
  • Everyone (consumers, visitors, staff) must wipe hands with sanitizer 
  • Clean sign-in tablet every two hours and as needed 
  • Wipe desk every 2 hours
  • If anyone is coughing/sneezing etc. check temperature (placed at the front desk) 
  • Wipe door handle to the main office every two hours and as needed 
  • End of day: spray front desk, chairs etc. with Clorox 

2.Individual Office 
  • Wipe down desk after every visit 
  • Wipe door knob every two hours and as needed 
  • At the ed of the day, wipe all surfaces and doorknob 

3.In the Community:
  • All our Community Support workers, Therapists, Nursing assistant and, Case managers. 
  • Must Clean hands with hand sanitizer after every patient encounter 
  • Must Clean car door with disposable sanitizer as needed 

4.Nursing Team: 
  • Must Report all symptomatic consumers, visitors and staff to nurse 
  • Must Perform thorough assessment, and 
  • Triage as needed  
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