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July 31, 2020

April Tips April 8: Be kind to yourselfApril 15: Navigating the new normalApril 22: Focus and parentingApril 29: Social (-ly distant) summer May Tips May 6: Navigating life during stressful timesMay 13: Checking inMay 20: Social distancing during the holidaysMay 27: Managing stress and PTSD June Tips  June 3: Acknowledging your feelings and the importance of advocacyJune 10: Being a better ally: Pride MonthJune 17: Take of Yourself and Those Around You July Tips July 15: Tough Times Create a Stronger YouJuly 29: How to Protect Your Financial Well-being

June 22: COVID-19 UPDATE

July 24, 2020

NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of the COVID-19 pandemic: DAILY PATIENT STATSTEAM MEMBER TESTING STATSDISPOSABLE STETHOSCOPE SHORTAGEADDITIONAL EMPLOYEE SCREENING QUESTIONS DAILY PATIENT STATS Today’s census for COVID-19 inpatients and those patients under investigation (PUI) are noted below:  Discharges: 600 total COVID-19 discharges to date, 0 in the last 24 hours.  These numbers include patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities but excludes deaths and discharges to hospice. Deaths and hospice: Since March 10, Michigan Medicine hospitals have had 107 total deaths or discharges to hospice, 1 in the last 24 hours. Total death and hospice numbers will be…

July 23: COVID-19 UPDATE

July 24, 2020

NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of operations: COVID-19 PATIENT STATSTEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTINGFAQs: FACE COVERING REQUIREMENTS AT MICHIGAN MEDICINEVIDEO OF JULY 17 TOWN HALL DAILY COVID-19 PATIENT STATS Today’s census for COVID-19 inpatients and those patients under investigation (PUI) are noted below:  Discharges: 643 total COVID-19 discharges to date, 1 in the last 24 hours. These numbers include patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities but excludes deaths and discharges to hospice. TEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTING STATS* * Data from 3/10 through 7/21. The testing stats reflect just Michigan Medicine employees, not all University of Michigan employees.…

July 21: COVID-19 UPDATE

July 24, 2020

NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of operations: COVID-19 PATIENT STATSTEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTINGMANAGEMENT OF COVID-19 SYMPTOMS AND EMPLOYEE/SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIESELEVATOR SAFETY AND ETIQUETTESPECIAL MESSAGE ON THE NEED TO WEAR FACE COVERINGS DAILY COVID-19 PATIENT STATS Today’s census for COVID-19 inpatients and those patients under investigation (PUI) are noted below:  Discharges: 639 total COVID-19 discharges to date, 2 in the last 24 hours. These numbers include patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities but excludes deaths and discharges to hospice. TEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTING STATS* * Data from 3/10 through 7/20. The testing stats reflect just Michigan Medicine employees,…

July 16: COVID-19 UPDATE

July 24, 2020

NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of operations: COVID-19 PATIENT STATSTEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTINGREVISED GUIDELINES FOR N95 RESPIRATOR USEEXECUTIVE ORDER ON MASK USAGEMICHIGAN ST. JOE’S UNIT REOPENSLCME VIRTUAL SITE VISIT COMPLETERESEARCH REACTIVATION GUIDELINES DAILY COVID-19 PATIENT STATS Today’s census for COVID-19 inpatients and those patients under investigation (PUI) are noted below:  Discharges: 630 total COVID-19 discharges to date, 4 in the last 24 hours. These numbers include patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities but excludes deaths and discharges to hospice. TEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTING STATS* * Data from 3/10 through 7/15. The testing stats reflect just Michigan…

July 8: Organizational Update (Clarification)

July 22, 2020

Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 7:45 a.m. NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of operations: CLARIFICATION:  MASK POLICY AND MASK AMBASSADORS MASK POLICY AND MASK AMBASSADORS To ensure the safety of our patients, visitors and work force, employees able to medically tolerate one must wear a covering over their nose and mouth when in any enclosed public spaces. This includes buses and shuttles traveling to and from work, building elevators, parking structure elevators, cafeterias, and any other enclosed public areas. Masks should also be worn outside when social distancing of 6 feet is a challenge. Medical masks are required…

July 7: Organizational Update

July 22, 2020

NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of operations: COVID-19 PATIENT STATSTEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTINGMASK POLICY AND MASK AMBASSADORSTOWN HALL JULY 17 DAILY COVID-19 PATIENT STATS Today’s census for COVID-19 inpatients and those patients under investigation (PUI) are noted below:  Discharges: 617 total COVID-19 discharges to date, 2 in the last 24 hours.  These numbers include patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities but excludes deaths and discharges to hospice. Deaths and hospice: Since March 10, Michigan Medicine hospitals have had 114 total deaths or discharges to hospice, 0 in the last 24 hours. TEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTING STATS* *…

JULY COVID-19 UPDATE Archive

July 22, 2020

This is the July 2020 Daily COVID-19 Update Archive. July 30 - UPDATE | COVID-19 Patient Stats, Team Member COVID-19 Testing, Importance of Mask Compliance at All Times, Visitor Policy Reminder, Organization Does Not Accept Negative Test Results from Abbott ID Now, Quidel Sofia 2, BD Veritor Platforms, Serology Testing Now Available for employees, Updated Michigan Medicine COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan, Expanded FMLA Eligibility for School and Child Care July 28 - UPDATE | COVID-19 Patient Stats, Team Member COVID-19 Testing, N-95 Respirator Fit Testing in Ambulatory Care Areas, Entrance Updates, PPE Disposal, New M1 Medical Students Begin Their…

July 1: Organizational Update

July 22, 2020

NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of operations: COVID-19 PATIENT STATSTEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTINGIMPORTANCE OF CONSERVATION EFFORTS AS TEAMS WORK TO ENSURE STABILITY OF SUPPLY CHAINBREASTFEEDING NO LONGER A CONTRAINDICATION TO CARE FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS/PUIsCOVID-19 PREVENTION REMINDERS DAILY COVID-19 PATIENT STATS Today’s census for COVID-19 inpatients and those patients under investigation (PUI) are noted below:  Discharges: 612 total COVID-19 discharges to date, 1 in the last 24 hours. These numbers include patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities but excludes deaths and discharges to hospice. TEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTING STATS* * Data from 3/10 through 7/1. The testing…