ACCSES Coronavirus Call with Dr. Thomas Buckley
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are there any visuals for this?
There are no visuals for this call.
He mentions materials, I don't recall getting them. Can they be sent back out or a link provided?
There were two documents linked in the call announcement email. We will be sharing them as well after the call with everyone who registered.
What about taking individuals in to the community?
What if there is a positive test within the day program?
At what point would it be reasonable to cancel day programs or employment supports? Our day programs/employment take place in the larger community, not a separate place
At what point of infection spreading do you suggest a day program sure temporariy close?
what do we consider a fever? any increase?
If we are in an area that hasn't had community spread, or any diagnosis of COVID, and make the decision to close- how would we justify when it is "ok" to open again? I understand the damage done by waiting to long, but what about going to soon?
I'm a director of a Center for Independent Living in Iowa experiencing an outbreak - what are your suggestions for supporting people in the community isolating in their homes?
Same as above - our day program is 100% in the community. What precautions and/or modifications to activities do we implement>?
There is a major shortage of coronavirus testing and access to testing. If an individual tests positive for the common flu in the doctors office does that mean they don't have COVID-19? Or is COVID-19 captured on a regular flu test?
Is this meeting being recorded so a provider can access later?
I'm confused - so how long to stay closed if someone tests positive?
thoughts on - day programs that are fully community based?
How's everyone handling CBA's and being in community locations that are heavily populated with people?
Yes, please talk about community-based day programs!!
Have to leave the call to deal with a staff issue. Anyone want to exchange numbers to connect and share information?
LaRita Francois, Executive Director
Take the Lead NOLA (504) 662-8168
Any additional questions that we missed?
How can we access the handouts that Dr. Buckley referenced?
Gary - Community Engagement and Day Programs In the Community? There are a number of questions for him to address.
yes, he has not address that issue
not every agency has a separate building for day programs
Can you please reiterate your answer regarding community outings? Should we not only minimize but completely cease going out in community as a day program?
Please be more specific in how to protect people when in the community.
We have a staff person who had pneumonia 3 months ago...should he not be in the community?
I thought the CDC said that masks were of no help to healthy people?
Stacie- I heard that as well about masks for healthy people. Is this true?
Won't using masks if you're healthy just be taking it from a sick person?
thank you Dr. Buckley1