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COVID-19 Resources for Providers


Infection Prevention 


Mental Health

Barriers & Resources

Patient Vaccination Hesitancy

Staff Vaccination Hesitancy

Lack of Vaccines or Unable to Access at the Facility

Community Spread

Spread from Nursing Homes

Lack of Infection Control by Patients at Home

Lack of Nursing Home Communications

  • Call the facility before the patient arrives to ensure handoff

  • Choose 1-2 staff members to manage nursing home communications and relay pertinent information

  • If verbal handoff is a problem, consider using a written handoff form

  • If the facility is located within a nursing home, arrange time weekly to discuss patients and plan of care

  • Dialysis/SNF Handoff Communication Report Tool

Staffing Shortage & Burnout



Exposures & Positive Results