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Community-Based Health Care

Infection prevention and control guidance for physicians, nursing professionals, midwives and allied health care providers working in community-based clinic or home settings.

For physicians, nursing professionals and midwives 

This document provides a practical guide for community-based physicians, nursing professionals, midwives and related staff in clinics to support appropriate office-based infection prevention and control practices for COVID-19.

For allied health care providers

This document provides a practical guide for community-based allied-health care professionals and related staff in clinics to support appropriate infection prevention and control practices for COVID-19. The guidance is intended for but not limited to diagnostic imaging, laboratory, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, massage therapy, dietetics, speech and hearing health, prosthetics and chiropractic service settings.

For home and community health-care providers

This document provides guidance for B.C. home and community health-care providers and workers to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 by applying infection prevention and control (IPC) best practices. This guidance outlines the IPC measures to provide care safely in homes, including those with confirmed COVID-19 and suspected COVID-19 (e.g., client or household member with symptoms of COVID-19 or in self-isolation following close contact with a confirmed case or travel outside of Canada).

For dental professionals

B.C.'s four oral health colleges have developed joint guidance for certified dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental technicians, dental therapists, denturists and dentists that can be found on the College of Dental Surgeons of BC website.


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