COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Hematology BMT Institute International is following the guidelines of CDC for a safe and protective environment in the clinic.

 

COVID-19 Education

  • Staff is educated about COVID-19, and why it is important to contain the outbreak.
  • Staff is educated on practices to minimize the chance of exposure to respiratory pathogens including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Office Preparedness

  • We have a COVID-19 office management plan that has patient flow, triage, treatment, and design.
  • Hand sanitizer-approved respirators like N95 masks, face shields, surgical masks, single gloves, and gowns for all caregivers and staff.
  • We adhere to standard precautions, including airborne precautions and the use of eye protection.
  • Staff is cross-trained for all essential office and medical functions.
  • The proper office and medical routine cleaning and disinfection procedures that are appropriate for SARS-CoV-2 are followed
  • The staff is guided for optimizing the use of PPE or reusing PPE.
  • An appropriate office’s waste disposal system is followed
  • Appropriate signage is at the entrance and inside the office to alert all patients with respiratory symptoms and fever to notify staff immediately.
  • We have put signage to teach/remind all patients about correct respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette.
  • Patients and staff are regularly reminded to use appropriate hand-washing techniques.
  • Patients with suspected respiratory infection systems are isolated.
  • Rooms and medical equipment are cleaned with disinfectants and appropriate cleaning solutions 
  • We have installed no-touch waste bins with disposable liners at the reception, patient care units, waiting areas and restrooms.
  • Alcohol-based hand-rubs and masks are kept in the clinic
  • Toys, magazines, and other shared items are discontinued.
  • Equipment such as stethoscopes, thermometers, etc., are cleaned with cleaning solutions for each patient
  • Disposable tissue boxes / single-use towels are used throughout the office