National Jewish Health Policies & Procedures
Front Door Screening
Front door screening is taking place at two entrances – COH and MIDC West waiting area
Screeners ask patients and visitors if they have had COVID or COVID symptoms in the last 10 days
Individuals that screen positive for symptoms are routed to the Immediate Care Clinic (ICC)
Face coverings are required for all patients, visitors and staff
Medical or surgical masks are required for employees in all locations
Patients and visitors are encouraged to wear a well-fitted masks such as surgical masks or KN95s or enhance the fit of their face coverings.
Eye protection is recommended for patient facing staff except in the following conditions:
During aerosol-generating procedures
While providing care to patients with suspected or known COVID-19, and
as established in the clinical procedure table
All patients are allowed two visitors per visit
Any non-vaccinated patients getting a high aerosol generating procedure ( red on the clinical procedure table ) will need a negative PCR or antigen within 96 hours of the procedure.
There are no other requirements for our National Referral Patient or “out-of-state patients” besides the above requirement for non-vaccinated patients.
Currently, NJH has only Sotrovimab in our infusion clinics.
Sotrovimab infusion treatments are only available for internal NJH referrals
Process being developed for Evusheld once available for prophylactic use
Aligning with the current CDC guidance on fully vaccinated, employees are considered fully vaccinated after completion of a two-dose of mRNA series or a one dose of Jansen vaccine.
all patient facing staff are required to be fully vaccinated
A booster dose is not currently required for staff