Protecting long-term care facilities from coronavirus

February 13, 2020

When dealing with the potential of coronavirus, perhaps the most important thing that you can do as a leader in elder care is to connect with highly reliable sources of information, according to an article on the McKnight's Long-Term Care News website.

Communication between peer organizations and between government and private sector entities at the local, state and federal levels is critical to establishing relationships needed to face this threat. 

The World health Organization has set up a web page to serve as a central clearinghouse for all of  its information and guidance regarding the current outbreak of novel coronavirus.

No one knows just how widespread 2019-nCoV will become, but you can take steps now to ensure that your patients, staff and visitors remain safe, the article said. 

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