COVID-19 Resources - Reopening Your Practice
Factors to Consider
The American Association of Family Physicians (AAFP) recommends practices consider the following:
Prevalence and trends of COVID-19 testing and cases including those published by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the National Governors Association, along with White House guidance.
Stay up to date: with County re-opening guidance. Visit smcgov.org/smc-reopening
State-level information on emergency declarations in your area. Coordinate with local public health efforts and state policies.
Stay up to date: on state and federal re-opening guidance by visiting covid19.ca.gov or cdc.gov/coronavirus/
Access to accurate and reliable testing for staff and all patients with symptoms.
Find a lab: approved by the COVID-19 Testing Task Force by visiting testing.covid19.ca.gov
Availability of personal protective equipment and other supplies for clinicians and facilities.
Find guidance: on using eye protection, respirators, and more. Visit smchealth.org
Practice readiness including finances and staffing availability and the ability to deploy telehealth.
Is your practice ready? Find helpful information and tools. Visit Preparing to Reopen