Our COVID-19 Response
Family Home Health is fully operational through the COVID-19 Pandemic, and continuing to serve the needs of individuals in their homes along the Norther Front Range of Colorado. Our professional staff have been through extensive training in infection control and prevention.Our infection control team is working diligently to ensure that Family Home Health is on the cutting edge of COVID-19 preparedness. Below are some of the steps that we are taking to respond to the current pandemic:
- Telehealth visits available for Medicare, Medicaid, and most insurances
- eliminated the need for patients to sign for admissions and at visits
- Electronic signature forms available
- Masks are worn for the duration of all visits being performed
Family Home Health continues to monitor the CDC website for updated recommendations. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
Situational Summary from The Center for Disease Control:
CDC is responding to a pandemic of respiratory disease spreading from person to person caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The disease has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). This situation poses a serious public health risk. The federal government is working closely with state, local, tribal, and territorial partners as well as public health partners, to respond to this situation. COVID-19 can cause mild to severe illness; most severe illness occurs in adults 65 years and older and people of any age with serious underlying medical problems.
COVID-19 Situation in U.S.
Different parts of the country are seeing different levels of COVID-19 activity. The United States nationally is in the acceleration phase of the pandemic. The duration and severity of each pandemic phase can vary depending on the characteristics of the virus and the public health response.
- CDC and state and local public health laboratories are testing for the virus that causes COVID-19. For more details, view CDC’s Public Health Laboratory Testing map.
- All 50 states have reported cases of COVID-19 to CDC.
- U.S. COVID-19 cases include:
- People who were infected while travelling, before returning to the United States
- People who were infected after having close contact with someone known to be infected with the virus
- People in a community who were infected with the virus but don’t know how or where they were infected
- All U.S. states are reporting community spread of COVID-19.
- View latest case counts, deaths, demographic characteristics, and a map of states with reported cases.