Resources for staff/physician exposure to COVID-19

The TMLT Risk Management Department has been contacted by physicians seeking guidance for positive test results or exposure to COVID-19 for themselves or their staff members. If this occurs in your practice, please follow the recommendations of the CDC and your local public health authority. These resources provide guidance for practices regarding appropriate quarantine, infection control measures, and safe return to work protocols.

CDC: Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Work Restrictions for Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure to COVID-19

CDC: Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 (Interim Guidance)

COVID-19: Human Resource FAQs (from the Texas Medical Association)

COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control for Outpatient Clinics FAQs (from the Texas Medical Association)

American Dental Association: What to do if someone on your staff tests positive for COVID-19 (Though this resource was created for dental practices, it contains information relevant to medical practices.)

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