COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR NJ PHYSICIANS & PATIENTS

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YOUR PATIENTS NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU!

You are the most trusted resource for your patients in making health decisions.

Your strong recommendation to get a COVID-19 vaccine is one of the most important factors in your patients’ decision to accept vaccination.

Click below to access tools and tips developed by the CDC to help you communicate with patients about the COVID-19 Vaccine.

Administering the Vaccine

Practices interested in offering and administering the COVID-19 vaccine to your patients need to be registered with NJIIS.

Information and Next Steps for Patients

Check out these “information and next steps” documents for patients who test positive and patients who test negative. Note that the quarantine period has been extended from 7 to 10 days because the virus sheds longer than originally thought. Use the links below or click here to find these documents.

  • Instructions for Persons Who Test Positive for COVID-19 [English] [Spanish]
  • Instructions for Persons Who Test Negative for COVID-19 [English] [Spanish]

Join our NJ Physician's Forum

Please join our NJ Physician's Forum, a secure place for New Jersey physicians to discuss, share and network as we face this rapidly evolving crisis.

It is our hope that this is a place where NJ physicians can share questions, problems, solutions, and ideas with one another to assist the primary care community in being unified in its response.

Feel free to start threads as you see fit – including sharing info on telehealth issues.

COVID-19 Maternal & Infant Outcomes Project

The Department of Health is working to reach out to healthcare providers that provide prenatal care in order to identify cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy in order to track maternal and infant outcomes. You can help.

Review the letter from NJDOH - CLICK HERE.

Complete the data collection form - CLICK HERE.

Updated Resources from Trusted Sources

LIVE NEWS FEEDS

NJDOH TWEETS

Today the Department is releasing updated protocols for hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers resuming elective surgery and invasive diagnostic procedures.

You can read the guidance here: http://bit.ly/35zorwh

The Department also issued guidance this week to Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, which is known as PACE.

Read the guidance here: http://bit.ly/3iN0sl6

Earlier this week, the Department released guidance so Adult Medical Daycare Centers can reopen safely. Because these facilities serve vulnerable residents, the Department outlined health precautions to protect participants and staff.

Read the guidance: http://bit.ly/3wAxNDW

"Monday was World Blood Donor Day, which provides an opportunity to highlight the constant need for blood to help save lives. There’s currently a severe blood shortage, especially of O positive and O negative."
-Judith Persichilli, Commissioner of Health

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