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Putting on Full Personal Protective Equipment by PHO


Step-by-step demonstration of how to properly put on full personal protective equipment. Duration: 2 min. Also, refer to the removal video

 
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Central Region PPE Process Infographic


The Central Region COVID-19 Response Team’s Primary Care Leads have been reaching out to family medicine and nurse practitioner clinics through the Primary Care PPE Survey to better understand the PPE needs within the community. The survey data will be used by Primary Care Leads for need-based planning, and action of PPE supplies if PPE is made available.

 
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Covid Scrub: How to clean you hands - YouTube Video from the Covid Airway Safety Course


Environmental Cleaning and Disinfectants for Clinic Settings BC Ministry of Health Infographic


Reprocessing of N95 Respirators Ontario Health


Clinical Pathway

Level 1 PPE by OxStar - University of Oxford


Clinical Guideline

Level 2 PPE by OxStar


Hand Hygiene advice collated by OxStar - University of Oxford


Mask Fitting considerations => by OxStar - University of Oxford


Updated IPAC Measures for COVID-19 – March 10, 2020 TECHNICAL BRIEFUpdated IPAC Recommendations for Use of Personal Protective Equipment for Care of Individuals with Suspect or Confirmed COVID-19  (2020)


Given updated information on COVID‑19, Droplet and Contact Precautions continue to be recommended for the routine care of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID‑19.  Airborne Precautions should be used when aerosol generating medical procedures (AGMPs) are planned or anticipated to be performed on patients with suspected or confirmed COVID‑19.

 
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PPE Supply Chain Instructions for Central Region (Central, Central West, Mississauga Halton, North Simcoe Muskoka)


These PDF instruction documents are housed on PrimaryON's Secure document server. Contact your regional supply chain leads fro the passcode.

 
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PPE Office Conservation Cheat Sheet Guidelines Apr-12th


Strategies to Minimize Viral Spread, Conserve PPE and Maintain Staffing Levels in Case of an Office Outbreak.

This one page 'Cheat Sheet' is in use amongst PPE-supply-challenged Primary Care Docs in Georgetown Ontario. It helps EBM providers to think through how to best conserve their PPE stocks until adequate supplies are established.

 
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COVID-19 Guidance: Primary Care Providers in a Community Setting - November 9 2020  (2020)


Highlights of changes

  • Reference to Ontario Health’s document on Optimizing Care Through COVID-19 Transmission Scenarios.

  • Importance of in-person care where essential and for those conditions and instances where patients may not benefit from virtual care (Bullet 4)

  • Reference to COVID-19 Screening tool for Children in School and Child Care (Bullet 14)

  • Change from 14 to 10 days of self-isolation following symptom onset, provided that the individual is afebrile, and symptoms are improving (Bullet 14)

  • Importance of not delaying assessment and treatment of issues which have symptoms that overlap with those of COVID-19 but are clinically evident of a different diagnosis (Bullet 20)

  • Reference to Considerations for Community-Based Health Care Workers on Interpreting Local Epidemiology (Bullet 20)

  • Reference to Guidance for Immunization Services During COVID-19 (Bullet 28)

Updated November 9th, 2020

 
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Service

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Intake Form  (2020)


 
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Workplace PPE Supplier Directory - Ontario.ca


Review a list of companies that sell personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to keep your employees and customers safe from .

 
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CovidPPEHelp.ca


COVID PPE HELP is a network that facilitates distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to organizations in forms of customers, suppliers, donors and logistics to help fulfill PPE needs across Canada. 

 
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Medimart.com


PPE_Regional_Leads_List.pdf


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Doffing and Donning PPE infographic by Public Health Ontario


Dr. Sohal Goyal (OMA) being interviewed May 13th by sauga960am about PPE and Primary Care Challenges related to COVID-19


Trillium Doffing and Donning PPE Video


This single YouTube video instructs the learner on Doffing and Donning PPE.

 
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Osler Law's - The Employer’s COVID-19 Return to the Workplace Playbook


"... Having a rational and documented plan in place for reopening will be necessary to ensure a smooth transition back to work..."

 
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PrimaryON.ca Past Events

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Ontario Health Knowledge Exchange: Partnering for PPE

Dec 07, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm  | Webinar  | Team: Featured External Events 
Audience: Researchers and academics, Primary care practitioners, Admin and policy makers, Allied health  
Focus areas: Patient care, COVID-19