Statement on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
From the desk of Rose Mary Flores, Managing Partner and R.N.
March 13, 2020
As we continue to monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments closely, the health and well-being of our employees, caregivers, patients, and clients is of utmost importance to us. We are committed to following the recommendations of local, state and federal authorities to limit the impact this health event could have on our service to our clients and patients. As well, we are keenly focused on our preparedness efforts to maintain a safe work environment for our associates and to sustain our business operations.
Thank You Nurses is working closely with the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, the Office of the Governor of Texas, and all insurance company organizations. We are also actively monitoring the health status of everyone in the homecare setting for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. Per CDC guidelines, triage and isolation of potentially infectious patients are essential to prevent unnecessary exposures among patients, healthcare personnel, visitors and the general public.
Thank You Nurses, Ltd. will follow and adhere to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) HHA Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention Concerning Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) issued on March 10, 2020. This guidance helps to address the COVID-19 outbreak and minimizes transmission to other individuals.
For specific information about symptoms you may be experiencing or questions about personal exposure concerning an employee, patient or a caregiver, please contact your physician directly. Our team at Thank You Nurses, Ltd. is available to answer calls, emails, and will continue to be a resource for our employees, patients and the community.
For the most up to date information about the coronavirus (COVID-19), Thank You Nurses, Ltd. recommends you reference the websites for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), state and local health authorities.
We appreciate the trust that you place in Thank You Nurses. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and take actions necessary to help keep our employees and patients safe while providing the services you need.
Rose Mary Flores, Managing Partner/R.N.