Covid Information

We provide home health care to our clients with the highest professional, ethical, and safety standards

​Caliber monitors the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak daily and prioritizes the health and safety of our employees and clients. Our comprehensive Infection Prevention Program provides the highest standards of infection prevention practices as recommended by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Our clinicians pre-screen for COVID-19 every day before reporting to work and are required to wear both a surgical mask and eye protection at a minimum during every visit or shift (additional personal protective equipment is provided as needed based on client scenario).

You can trust ​Caliber to manage even the most complex care needs to help clients remain safe and independent at home during this global pandemic.

Employees

COVID-19 Meets Flu Season

What to know and what to do to best protect yourself and our clients.

​PPE & Safety Resources

​​View Caliber's latest At-A-Glance Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) protocol.
View this guide to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guidelines.
​View this resource about the Secuence for Putting on and Taking Off Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
View this PPE resource that explains The Why Behind the Use of Personal Protective Equipment.
View this Non-PPE Comfort Mask Guidance resource.
View this PPE Eye Protection Use and Reprocessing resource.
​View this resource for Tips for More Comfortable PPE Use.
Cell Phone Safety: View this resource about Keeping Your Cell Phone Germ Free While Caring for a COVID-Positive Client.
Travel: View these Tips for Safe Holiday Travel and Gatherings.

​​Emotional & Finantial Support

​View Caliber's Resources and Education to Navigate your Entire Wellbeing (RENEW) Guide.
View Caliber's Financial and Emotional Support Resources for Field Employees.

​FAQs

​What's the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

​How is COVID-19 spread?

​What are the symptons of COVID-19?

​How soon after exposure to COVID-19 do signs and symptons occur?

​What the risk to me?

​What is Caliber doing to keep me safe?

​What can I do to keep clients and myself safe?

​Clients

​At ​Caliber, we believe our clients come first. Our mission is, and always has been, to help people have a safe home life with comfort, independence, and dignity. In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation in the US, we understand you, our clients, may have questions about what ​CALIBER is doing to keep you safe. Please review the frequently asked questions and answers to learn more about COVID-19 and what we’re doing to ensure your safety.

​What is Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

​What precautions should I take to avoid getting sick?

​What is Caliber doing to keep me safe?

​What are the symptons of COVID-19?

​How is COVID-19 spread?

​How soon after exposure to COVID-19 do signs and symptons occur?

​Where can I get more information on COVID-19?


​Referrals, Payors,and Partners

We'd like to update you on how ​Caliber is responding to and working through preparedness plans as the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak evolves. We are monitoring the situation daily, and the health and safety of our employees and clients is our top priority. ​Caliber's comprehensive Infection Prevention Program provides the highest standards of infection prevention practices as recommended by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While we know the uncertainty and dynamics of COVID-19 will pose many challenges, we will strive to ensure minimal interruption to the client care we provide and our ability to continue to meet your members' needs and accept new patients.

​Community

​Caliber continues to closely monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and the health and safety of our employees and clients is our top priority. As with any virus, there are simple good hygiene practices you can follow to protect yourself and loved ones. Learn about ​Caliber's highest standards for infection prevention and for more information about good hand hygiene, visit the CDC's Clean Hands Save Lives website.

Important reminders from The Centers for Disease Control:
Practice good hygiene

Important reminders from The Centers for Disease Control: Practice good hygiene, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth where viruses can easily enter; disinfect frequently touched surfaces, cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue and immediately dispose tissue in a trash can; and stay home when you are sick. View this resource

Follow travel guidelines

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html

​Child and Family Care

We know that many of our employees may be seeking non-medical child or family care solutions during this difficult time. Please see below for support organizations and resources that might be able to help.​​

​National Resources

  • Now offering 30 days free for health care workers & senior care services (as of 3/18/20)
  • Child Care Aware of America
    Looking for information about Coronavirus and closures in your state? Follow the link above to find your state and view the COVID-19 tab for the latest updates.
  • ChildCare.gov
    State-by-state database of childcare resources; operated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care (OCC)
  • Nanny Poppinz
  • Nextdoor app
  • Sitter app
  • Sittercity.com
    Now offering 50% off for new members (as of 3/18/20)
  • UrbanSitter
  • ​Resources New Jersey

    Statewide

    Children and Families Child Care Explorer Tool
    The Licensed Child Care Center Explorer tool is an online resource provided by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families – Office of Licensing. Through this online portal, New Jersey residents will be able to access up-to-date information regarding the safety, health and regulatory compliance of licensed childcare centers throughout the Garden State.

    Child Care Only Open for Essential Workers
    On Wednesday, April 1, only childcare centers that exclusively serve the children of essential workers are allowed to remain open. Emergency child care centers that remain open must abide by new Department of Children and Families health and safety guidelines. You will be contacted by one of the state’s Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) Agencies within two business days. If your child is currently enrolled in a center that is now serving as an emergency childcare center, you can continue to utilize its services while your application is pending. 

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