Patient Care PPE
Goggles must now be worn when seeing all patients regardless of what they are being seen for.
- For information about ambulatory COVID treatment clinical protocols: https://commonspiritcovidperesources.org/.
- CDC guidelines for healthcare guidelines for treatment of COVID: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/hcp/index.html.
- Infectious Disease Society recommendations for monoclonal antibodies in COVID patients: https://www.idsociety.org/covid-19-real-time-learning-network/therapeuti….
- For information about CDC guidelines for vaccines for immunocompromised go here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/immun….
The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all who health care workers. This includes all CHI hospitals including CUMC and the VA.
Residents and fellows must be vaccinated by November 1, 2021 for COVID for CHI rotations, and by October 7th, 2021 for the Omaha VA.
Where to Register Your Vaccine Status
Please click HERE to upload your vaccine documentation.
Where to Find Vaccines
COVID vaccines are available is to go to https://www.vaccines.gov/
Where to Get Tested
Testing supplies are again in short supply - you may want to call before going to a testing center.
Here are the sites available: https://www.douglascountyhealth.com/109-covid-19/773-where-to-get-tested.
Due to shortages of testing supplies not all places authorized by Douglas County are able to provide COVID testing.
The CHI clinics are offering the PCR test with less than a day turnaround.
Make an appointment through the link below. This will direct you to an Omaha CHI clinic: https://www.chihealth.com/en/services/virtual-care.html.