1. Avoid visiting the hospital if you do not have any important reason to do so.
2. The hospital has controlled entry points. Our security personnel will check body temperature upon entry and ask your travel history or possible exposure.
3. Those with temperatures 37.8⁰C will be referred to the following:
• If staff – Occupational Safety and Health Team
• If client with no travel history to areas/countries with reported local transmission – Attending Physician of Choice
•If client with travel history to areas/countries with reported local transmission – Emergency Department Isolation Room
4. Only one (1) watcher is allowed to accompany a patient for consultation or admission. Wear a mask if you have fever, cough and/or colds. Watchers must wear masks, too.
5. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are available at entrances and hallways. Perform proper hand hygiene, cough etiquette, and social distancing (maintain at least a meter from other people).
6. Personal visitors of our staff is discouraged.
7. Medical representatives’ coverage of doctors is temporarily discontinued.
1. Organized infection prevention and control policies and practices
2. Regular disinfection of common areas
3. Wearing of proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) by security personnel, medical staff, and front-liners
4. Adequate supply of PPE and provision of training to healthcare team for its appropriate use to avoid lack of supply
5. Strict implementation of isolation precautions
6. Availability of dedicated facility to admit Persons Under Investigation (PUIs)
7. Cancellation of hospital events such as lay fora until the Department of Health (DOH)’s Code Red Alert is lifted
Thank you for your support and cooperation. Stay safe.
Issued: March 12, 2020