Infectious Disease

Our infectious disease policy is intended to protect all patients and family members. Please read carefully.

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Guest Infectious Disease Guidance

No Admission to Gift of Life Family House

I affirm that no members of my party have been diagnosed with, or are suspected of having any of the following:

1. Chicken Pox and Shingles (aka Varicella)
2. Measles and Rubella (German Measles)
3. Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
4. Mumps
5. C. difficile, aka C diff, C diff colitis, pseudomembranous colitis
6. Norovirus
7. Head Lice, Bed Bugs
8. Other Serious Infectious Illness

I understand that if at any time during my stay a member of my party is diagnosed with, or is suspected of having, any of the above-mentioned illnesses: (1) I will immediately notify the Family House Manager on Duty; (2) the affected individual will check-out of the Family House and seek appropriate treatment; and (3) the remaining members of my party, if any, will practice social distancing until those individuals have been cleared by a physician.

Isolation at Gift of Life Family House

A member or members of my party have been diagnosed with, or are suspected of having the following:
☐ Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
☐ Hepatitis A
☐ Strep Throat
☐ Fever
☐ Diarrhea
☐ Vomiting
☐ Other Infectious Illness
☐ None

I understand that if at any time during my stay a member of my party is diagnosed with, or is suspected of having, any of the above-mentioned illnesses: (1) I will immediately notify the Family House Manager on Duty; and (2) the affected individual and all other members of my party will practice social distancing until a physician certifies, in writing, that the individual is no longer contagious.

Needle Usage

I understand that it is my responsibility to dispose of needles in an appropriate container and ensure that they are removed from the premises. I understand that needles and related medical treatment materials MAY NOT be disposed of in any trash receptacle at the Family House. I understand that I am responsible if I, or a member of my party, improperly dispose of needles or related medical treatment materials at the Family House.

 

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