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Resident and Family Support Council Meeting Review - March 30th

Topic:

Minimizing the Risks of Exposure to SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 with Question and Answer by Illinois Department of Public Health

Presenters:

Dr. Deb Burdsall, IDPH Infection Preventionist Consultant

Dr. Catherine Counard, IDPH Medical Officer

Description:

We were led on the journey of the COVUD-19 virus in IL and haw we got to where we are now.  These IDPH officials shared information to help keep us safe and shed light on why the state reacted like they did during the outbreak.  Extensive question and answer also occurred where families where able to hear first hand from the state answers to their questions, particularly in regard to visiting with their loved ones who live in long-term care facilities around the state. 

Links Shared During the Meeting:

Federal Pharmacy Partnership for LTC Program – CDC Data Tracker

For questions:

Essential Caregiver Guidance from IDPH

Long-Term Care Facility Risk Assessment