Information for Primary Care Providers during the COVID-19 pandemic
The purpose of this page is to provide resources available to Primary Care Providers in our area to support our collective response to COVID-19. We will continue to update this page with new material and resources as they become available.
General updates on COVID-19 from Southlake Regional Health Centre:
- For all the latest information related to COVID-19 at Southlake Regional Health Centre please go to the Southlake website here.
- For all the latest information related to the COVID-19 Assessment Centre click here.
Use of Personal Protective Equipment:
- For anyone that requires PPE, they should contact the Ministry at email@example.com.
- If a refresher is required on PPE, daily training at Southlake is available weekdays from 7am to 7pm, and 8am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday. Training is available in the library down the hall from this entrance.
- Information from Public Health Ontario available here on putting on (click to view) and removing PPE (click to view).
Screening Protocol Information:
- Information from Ontario Health Toronto Region on COVID-19 Clinical Guidelines and Triage Criteria. The information is up to date as of March 16, 2020 available by clicking here.
- MOH COVID-19 Guidance: Primary Care Providers in a Community Setting (V3 – March 20, 2020)
Virtual Visits Information:
- Information on Virtual Care Billings from the Ministry
- Virtual Care one-pager from the OMA
- Sample electronic consent form used at the Southlake Academic Family Health Team
- Donning for Droplet/Contact Precautions
- Doffing for Droplet/Contact Precautions
- Donning: Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures For Suspected of Confirmed COVID-19
- Doffing: Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures For Suspected of Confirmed COVID-19
- Information from Public Health Agency of Canada on COVID-19: know the difference – self-monitoring, self-isolation, and isolation for COVID-19
- Proposed schedule for well-child visits
- Proposed schedule for low-risk prenatal visits
- Conducting a virtual assessment on a COVID-19 positive patient (BMJ article)