Best Practice for Safety During The Corona Virus Outbreak

Posted on : March 20, 2020

Best Practice For Safety During The Corona Virus Outbreak

Best Practice for Safety During The Corona Virus Outbreak — BIMC Hospital Nusa Dua has implemented several best practices for the safety of patients, visitors, medical personnel, and surrounding communities.  However, the efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 must be done by the whole communities and started from each individual. BIMC Hospital Nusa Dua provides some guidelines, implemented within the hospital’s area and shares this information among our staff as our main concern and priority.

PREVENTION IN HOSPITAL AREA

  1. Entry restriction

    Entry points for visitors in BIMC Hospital Nusa Dua are through the designated lobby entrance and Emergency Department (ED).

  1. Limit the number of visitor

    BIMC Hospital Nusa Dua only allows one visitor per patient, to reduce the risk of virus spreading within the hospital area. This includes number of visitors, family of patients and spiritual visits.

  1. Health screening.

    In BIMC Hospital Nusa Dua, all patients and visitors are required to fill in the health declaration forms prior to entering the hospital. Body temperature is to be scanned at every entry point. More thorough examination in segregated area will be implemented for those who are in monitoring, in surveillance, and suspect of COVID-19.

  1. Isolation

    Patients with monitoring and surveillance criteria will be placed in isolation area according to WHO standards.

  2. Referral for diagnostic test

  3. As directed by the Ministry of Health, suspect patients will be referred to government-appointed hospitals.

PREVENTION IN PUBLIC AREA

The situation is evolving rapidly as we find out more about this disease. Increasing numbers of countries are reporting cases with rapid increases in many places.  To slow down the spread of virus, each one of staff are encourage to do these following steps in public area

  1. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public places or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  3. If you have symptoms, do self-isolation by staying at home and limiting interactions with others.
  4. Cooperate with health workers for the screening process done by the authorities at wherever you are (such as hospitals, airports, schools, etc).
  5. Do not shake hands.
  6. Avoid crowds and meetings with many people (such as large meetings, conferences, etc).
  7. Don’t panic and don’t be easily provoked by irresponsible news.

For further information on Covid19 in Indonesia, the Indonesian government and Ministry of Health has provided Hotline Number at (021) 5210 411 or 0812 1212 3119.

Best Practice for Safety During The Corona Virus Outbreak — You can also check this website for further reference: https://www.cdc.gov/

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