AAFP: How to Protect the Health of Your Home and Family


Extra precautions before and after the workday and while at home will help HCPs limit risk to family of potential exposure to COVID-19. Guidance here from the AAFP.

Healthcare professionals who continue to work every day, no matter the setting, risk exposure to patients infected with COVID-19. The hope is that they have ready access to appropriate personal protection equipment while on the job.All providers, stresses the American Academy of Family Physicians, also need to take extra precautions both before they arrive and after they leave the workplace to limit risk to family and other household members.Click through the AAFP guidance in the slides below, excerpted from the March 25, 2020 COVID-19 Daily Updates for Members on the Academy website.

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