Coronavirus (COVID-19): R.I. DOH Guidance for when COVID-Positive Healthcare Workers can Return to Work

The Rhode Island Department of Health has provided a decision algorithm to help healthcare providers and facilities assess when a healthcare worker who has tested positive for COVID-19, can return to direct patient care. The algorithm was made available late in the day on April 21, 2020, and can be found here.

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If you have questions or concerns about compliance with guidelines for health care professionals or facilities related to COVID-19, please contact Sheri L. Pizzi or Greg Vanden-Eykel by email, or by calling 617-654-8200.

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