The latest information from WHO can be found at https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019.
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- Within UN healthcare facilities, enhance standard infection prevention and control practices in clinics and hospitals, especially in emergency departments.
- Read the following guidance from the United Nations Medical Directors
- Provide all UN personnel travelling into outbreak areas with preventative information so as to reduce their general risk of acquiring an acute respiratory infection.
- Be familiar with the WHO's definition of Suspect, Probable, and Confirmed Cases
- Read the following technical guidance from the World Health Organization
- Laboratory testing for COVID-19 in suspected human cases
- Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when COVID-19 infection is suspected
- Home care for patients with suspected COVID-19 infection presenting with mild symptoms and management of contacts
- Infection prevention and control during health care when COVID-19 infection is suspected
- If you encounter any UN personnel with a relevant travel history into Wuhan, and other locations with COVID-19, and with signs and symptoms indicative of acute respiratory infections, please contact the DHMOSH public health team at email@example.com for further guidance.
- You may download and print the poster below and display around your duty station.
For UN Staff who need to speak to a counsellor due to stress or other psychosocial needs, please ask them to reach out to their local counsellor.
For UN staff members working:
- in UN Headquarters, contact the NY Staff Counsellors Office at SCOHQ@un.org or call +1-212-963-7044.
- Staff/Stress Counsellors in the field should refer to this Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Psychosocial Contingency Plan Preparation Guidelines.
- Standard Powerpoint Presentation from DHMOSH for COVID-19 Introduction and Training.