COVID-19 PCP Office Operations Checklist

Grace Halsey

Eliminate waiting room magazines; cross-train staff for all essential functions; reorganize waiting area to “contain” febrile patients. Check, check, check?

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has created a comprehensive checklist to help physicians and staff prepare office locations and daily operations to accomodate  the COVID-19 pandemic. You may have thought of everything on the list, but maybe not. Click through our summary of the document which is based on the AAFP assumption that: Transmission will be primarily through exposure to respriatory droplets and direct contact with patients and their contaminated environments.