College of Registered Nurses Issues Updated Information to RNs & Public on COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

March 10, 2020

 

 March 4th , 2020

  

College of Registered Nurses Issues Updated Information to RNs & Public on COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

 

The College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador in partnership with The Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the Department of Health and Community Services is ensuring information is passed along to RNs and members of the public regarding COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus).

 

  • The College recently distributed a memo to NPs received from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health. The subject of this memo provides an update to health care professionals on COVID-19. This memo can be found HERE and Flow diagrams for Primary Care with algorithms can be found HERE.
  • Public health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador, in conjunction with the Public Health Agency of Canada officials, have been closely monitoring the situation. An informative web resource has been developed for the public providing up-to-date information with answers to many FAQs. This web resource can be found HERE.
  • For the most up-to-date information related to confirmed cases in our province and/or across the country, please visit Health Canada by clicking HERE.

 

“The College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador is working closely with officials to ensure that registrants and the public have access to timely and factual information with respect to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)”.

-Lynn Power, Executive Director, College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador    

 

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Media Contact:

James Sheppard

Communications

College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador

Cell: (709) 730-3436

Office: (709) 753-6198

JSheppard@crnnl.ca

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