COVID-19 Health-Related BOH Guidance

Public health professionals, especially local health departments and boards of health, are facing many questions from local public officials, residents, parents, health care providers and others about COVID–19. These series of documents are meant to provide answers and guidance to health departments and boards of health. These documents are provided for educational purposes only and are not to be construed as medical or clinical care advice. For medical advice, please contact your personal health care provider.  Click on the hyperlinked question below to be brought to the answer.  

QUESTION 02.002:  Businesses that deliver food and offer food for in-house or in-car restaurant pickup are asking our Board of Health on guidance for best practices.  Are such guidance’s available? (3/27/2020)

QUESTION 02.001:  As a public health professional, I am receiving a lot of health-related questions from my residents about corona virus.  What can I recommend as the best source to get up-to-date information about common health-related questions they might have?

 

QUESTION 02.002:  Businesses that deliver food and offer food for in restaurant pickup are asking our Board of Health on guidance for best practices.  Our such guidance’s available?

ANSWER 02.002: Please refer to the following two protocols for Contact-Free Delivery and Contact Free Pickup:  Contact Free Delivery 3-27-2020 and Contact Free Pick Up 3-27-2020. 

QUESTION 02.001:  As a public health professional, I am receiving a lot of health-related questions from my residents about corona virus.  What can I recommend as the best source to get up-to-date information about common health-related questions they might have?

ANSWER 02.001:  The best sources to recommend are ones that are continually being updated. In this way you will be directing your residents to information that will be updated on a daily basis.