From Our Nurses

DECS Nurses have been monitoring the CDC website everyday.  Along with the Minnesota Department of Health, the CDC continues to be our best resource for up-to-date information.

The information below is not meant to overwhelm you, only to share different types of information that may be helpful for your family.  Please consider these resources to guide you in keeping your family healthy.

DECS Nurses are available for help anytime.  Please feel free to email us using the links to the left.

 

Basic information about COVID-19

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/basics.html
 

Supporting mental well-being during COVID-19

https://www.health.state.mn.us/docs/communities/mentalhealth/mwbcovid19.pdf
 

For Family Members with Asthma

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/asthma.html
 

Asthma resources

COVID-19 and Chronic Lung Disease: What You Need to Know

The American Lung Association has scheduled weekly webinars to update patients with chronic lung disease about the COVID-19 pandemic.  Listen and ask questions as Dr. Albert Rizzo, Chief Medical Officer, reviews key messages and shares important updates or recommendations.

Webinars are held on Mondays at 1 pm (Central Time). Next dates include:  March 30th and April 6th.

Register for webinars by going to the American Lung Association COVID-19 Patient Education Series Update.

People at higher risk and special populations

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/asthma.html

 

Medical myth-busters

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters

 

Minnesota Department of Health Hotline for COVID-19 questions

1-800-657-3903

 

We are available to help.  Please feel free to email us using the links to the left.