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During this time of rapidly changing and readily available information surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is important to remember a basic tenet of healthcare: infection prevention is critical. Understanding risk levels for Coronavirus (COVID-19) contributes valuable information we can … Keep Reading
Although it may seem as though our society is navigating in uncharted waters during the COVID-19 crisis there is a great deal of experience on which to draw. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights other past … Keep Reading
The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is essential to protect healthcare providers and others from infection while caring for suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infections. The huge demand created by the pandemic has left healthcare workers and facilities in dire … Keep Reading
With the current nationwide shortage of N95 masks, surgical masks, and isolation masks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended contingency and crisis strategies to reduce risks for healthcare providers. As many agencies are finding themselves in … Keep Reading
There are a lot of questions regarding COVID-19 and how a person might contract the virus, how it is spread and what to do if they become infected. Axxess has provided resources that address many of these concerns. After an … Keep Reading
Scammers are always looking for a way to take advantage of the most vulnerable, and the recent COVID-19 pandemic has presented a new opportunity. There have already been warnings from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security of scammers targeting individuals … Keep Reading
Coronavirus. Novel Coronavirus. COVID-19. Pandemic. You’ve heard all these terms over the last several weeks, but what do you need to do? Where do you need to go? Where should you go for information? Here are some practical tips on … Keep Reading
As the world deals with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the vital work of healthcare in the home must continue. It is evident based on the facts below technology can play a critical role in providing care while preventing the spread … Keep Reading
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to remember the usefulness of the bag technique and how it reduces the likelihood of passing microorganisms between patients, while also minimizing the possibility of contaminating the clinician’s home. A proper bag technique … Keep Reading
The next 15 days will be challenging times for clinical staff that provide care in the home in the wake of guidelines unveiled by President Trump. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the White House offered these guidelines for Americans: … Keep Reading
With the home healthcare community serving the population most vulnerable to the coronavirus (COVID-19), it is understandable that organizations would focus immediately and primarily on patient care. But during times of crisis such as this, it is important to also … Keep Reading
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a global pandemic that has affected thousands of people worldwide. In the United States, the virus has helped propel the term ‘social distancing’ into the public consciousness and reinforced the importance of proper hand hygiene. … Keep Reading

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