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COVID-19 Information for Employees

Screening and Testing

The COVID-19 outbreak and recommendations are evolving rapidly. BMC continues to closely monitor the situation and work in partnership with local, state, and national public health officials. BMC has activated our Hospital Incident Command System to centralize our preparedness activities, and to streamline coordinated efforts across the hospital and with our partners at the local, state, and federal levels.

Below is the most up-to-date guidance.

Fit Testing

Schedule (new July 8)

Screening Algorithms

COVID 19 Positive or Highly Suspected Symptom Assessment and Triage

COVID-19 Screening and Symptom Response - BMC

COVID-19 In Person Screening and Symptom Response CHCs

COVID 19 In Person/Phone Screening and Symptom Response Pedi

COVID-19 Detailed Triage and Talking Points for Telephone Interactions--Adults

COVID-19 Detailed Triage and Talking Points for Telephone Interactions--Pediatrics

COVID-19 Employee Exposure Response

Operational Plans

COVID-19 Operations Plan

MDPH COVID-19 Specimen Submission Form

COVID-19 Tent Registration

COVID-19 ED Screening and Cohorting

COVID-19 Inpatient Logistics

COVID-19 ILI Clinic Operations

COVID 19 Nursing Disaster Documentation

COVID 19 Universal Masking of Patients

COVID 19 FAQ For Managing COVID in an Ambulatory Setting

Testing Procedures

COVID 19 Pre-Procedure Testing

COVID 19 Outpatient Testing Guidelines

COVID 19 Rapid Testing in the ED

COVID 19 Inpatient Testing Guidelines

MDPH COVID-19 Specimen Submission Form

COVID-19 Lab Testing Tip Sheet

COVID 19 Retesting Criteria and Process

Clinical Procedures

COVID-19 Adult Treatment Protocol

COVID-19 Consolidating Care to Decrease Caregiver Touch

COVID-19 Procedure Team

COVID-19 Airway Management

COVID 19 Neurology Guidance

COVID 19 MICU Best Practices

COVID 19 Toolkit: Practical Guide for the Care of ICU Patients

COVID 19 Infectious Diseases Response Team Leads

COVID 19 Airway and Oxygenation Guidelines

COVID 19 Anticoagulation Algorithm and Order Set

COVID 19 Pediatric Treatment Protocol

COVID 19 Pediatric MIS-C Protocol

Surgery Procedures

COVID 19 Testing for Elective Surgeries

COVID 19 Universal Precautions in the IPP

COVID-19 Case Triage Panel

COVID-19 Aerodigestive Surgery Protocol

COVID-19 Minimally Invasive Surgery Guidelines

OB Procedures

BMC Maternal Child Health Daily Zoom Updates

COVID-19 Telemedicine Resources

COVID 19 Prenatal Care Guidelines

COVID-19 Patient FAQ L&D

COVID-19 L&D Triage

COVID-19 L&D Questionnaire

COVID 19 Epidural Analgesia

COVID 19 Airway Management OB

COVID 19 Care of COVID-19 Positive and PUI

COVID 19 OB Patient Assessment for Cough and Fever

COVID 19 Transporting Patients From LDR to OR

COVID 19 LD Admission COVID Positive and PUI

COVID 19 Clinical Care of Newborns

COVID 19 Decision Making Tool Mother Baby

COVID 19 Decision Making Tool Mother Baby (Spanish)

OB/GYN COVID Testing, Counseling, Follow-Up, and Clearance

Ambulatory Procedures

COVID 19 Ambulatory Testing and PPE Guidelines

PPE Donning and Doffing


PPE Policy (last updated 4/20/20)

PPE Policy Table (last updated 7/16/20)

N95 Storage Instructions

COVID-19 Reusable Face Shields

Donning/Doffing with Reusable Face Shields

Enhanced Precautions

Discontinuing COVID-19 Precautions

Travel Policy

Travel Restrictions and Guidelines 

COVID19 Epic Travel Screening Update

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

COVID-19 PUI Guidance

General Information

Best Practices for Healthcare Workers to Limit Spread of COVID 19

Nursing Guidelines, FAQs and Nursing Leadership Daily Briefings 

Information from Ravin Davidoff, Chief Medical Officer

MDPH Interim Guidance

BPHC Health Advisory for 2019n-CoV

COVID-19 Fact Sheet

COVID-19 Talking Points

Employee Screening Process

Employee Screening FAQs