COVID Care

Last Updated 03-26-2020 6:20 PM

The EVMS Medical Group is providing guidance for healthcare providers treating COVID-19 patients. This approach to COVID-19 is based on the best (and most recent) available literature and the Shanghai Management Guideline for COVID.

Find the suggested protocol here: EVMS Critical Care COVID-19 Protocol 03-26-2020

 

Downloadable Resources

Learn more about the facts of COVID-19 and how to practice good personal hygiene to lower the risk of transmission. We encourage the EVMS community to use and distribute the communication resources below and post them in common areas around campus.

Share Facts About COVID-19, Last Updated 03-13-2020 2:29 p.m.

Flyers that can be downloaded and posted on campus.

Stop the Spread of Germs, Last Updated 03-13-2020 12:24 p.m.

A downloadable flyer with helpful tips on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Symptoms of COVID-19, Last Updated 03-13-2020 12:34 p.m.

Recognize the symptoms of COVID-19.

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EVMS Experts Discuss Coronavirus

Dr. Oldfield remarks on PPE shortage and measures to take during the COVID-19 crisis

 Last updated on 03-24-2020 12:12 p.m.

Facing the PPE shortage, both nationwide and in our facilities, Dr. Oldfield answers questions regarding measures that can be taken that align with CDC guidelines for the wise use of PPE (personal protective equipment).

Steps to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

Last Updated 03-16-2020 3:14 p.m.

Edward Oldfield III, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine at EVMS and Infectious Disease Specialist, Brian Martin, PhD, Director of the EVMS Graduate Program in Public, and Demetria Lindsay, MD, District Health Director for Norfolk and Virginia Beach at the Virginia Department of Health, discuss ways to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus (#COVID19): Don't Let Misconceptions Eclipse the Truth

Last Updated 03-13-2020 12:25 p.m.

Coronavirus (#COVID19): Don't Let Misconceptions Eclipse the Truth. The complete content of the Public Health Grand Rounds held on March 4, 2020 in Lester Hall at EVMS. View the video.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Panel discussion overview

Last Updated 03-13-2020 12:25 p.m.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Don't Let Misconceptions Eclipse the Truth. An overview of the Public Health Grand Rounds held on March 4, 2020 in Lester Hall. View the video.

A brief history of coronaviruses with infectious disease expert Dr. Edward Oldfield

Last Updated 03-13-2020 12:26 p.m.

Edward Oldfield III, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine at EVMS and Infectious Disease Specialist, addresses COVID-19, the disease caused by the latest coronavirus, its origin and other recent coronaviruses. View the video.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Don't Let Misconceptions Eclipse the Truth

Last Updated 03-13-2020 12:26 p.m.

The Master of Public Health program will host a Public Health Grand Rounds about the coronavirus at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in Lester Hall, room 135. “Coronavirus: Don’t Let Misconceptions Eclipse the Truth” is open to the public as well as the campus community. It will feature a panel of public health experts including Edward Oldfield III, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine at EVMS and Infectious Disease Specialist; Robert Alpino, MIA, Director of the Eastern Virginia Area Health Education Center at EVMS; and regional public health directors. View the video.

Health officials keeping close eye on coronavirus

Last Updated 01-27-2020 12:00 p.m.

When it comes to the novel coronavirus, Robert Bradshaw, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine at EVMS, says don’t panic yet. Dr. Bradshaw, who also serves as Medical Director and Medical Review Officer for EVMS Occupational Health, says the Virginia Department of Health and local health officials are monitoring developments surrounding this new respiratory outbreak.

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COVID Care