COVID-19 Resources

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At End With Care, we are committed to providing you with the information you need to stay safe and healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak. We encourage those most vulnerable to the disease, including older adults and those with serious chronic medical conditions, to stay informed and protected.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is working closely with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide updated information about the novel coronavirus outbreak. You may refer to each of their websites to receive the latest information.

 

Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Information for Caregivers
For guidance regarding long term care facilities, such as nursing homes and rest homes, as well as assisted living residences. In-home caregivers and workers (including home health aids and independent nurses) can also find information and guidance here.
www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19


Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Healthcare Professionals & Organizations
Guidance for clinicians, lab professionals, hospitals, and pharmacies
www.mass.gov/info-details/health-care-professionals-&-organizations


CDC: If You Are at Higher Risk
Information for older adults and those with serious chronic medical conditions about actions to take in order to reduce the risk of getting sick. This website also includes information for community support for older adults, as well as family and caregiver support.
www.cdc.gov/coronavirus


The New York Times: How to Protect Older People from the Coronavirus
People over 60, and especially over 80, are particularly vulnerable to severe or fatal infection. Here are some steps to reduce their risk.
www.nytimes.com


Q&A: How to care for the elderly without putting them at risk of coronavirus
Experts stress there are ways to stay in touch with and care for the elderly without putting them at risk of exposure to Covid-19.
www.statnews.com


PBS: 4 tips for seniors to stay connected during coronavirus outbreak
Along with the risk of coronavirus infection comes the risk of social isolation. During a time of social distancing, here are four ways for elders to stay socially connected.
www.pbs.org/newshour


Wall Street Journal: Special Report - Navigating the Coronavirus
As the U.S. faces a pandemic, the advice is consistent and clear: Don’t panic,but be smart. Understand the risks and take the necessary precautions.
Navigating the Coronavirus-documentcloud.adobe.com


Huffington Post: What To Do If You Live With Someone Who May Have Coronavirus
Stuck at home with a partner, kid or roommate who has COVID-19 symptoms? Here's how to take care of them (and yourself).
www.huffpost.com/entry/what-to-do-living-with-someone-coronavirus


Huffington Post: Is It Safe For Older People To Shop During Senior Hours At Grocery Stores?
Some public health experts say it's risky to have the individuals most vulnerable to COVID-19 gathering together.
www.huffpost.com/entry/is-it-safe-senior-hours-grocery-stores

 

 

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