26 March 2020 – Non-essential medical procedures delayed, screening of staff at beginnign of shift

This item is sourced from the CCCSL: CSH Covid-19 Control Strategies List co-ordinated by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: Iowa

Overview: Any non-essential medical and dental procedures delayed if doing so will not threaten the health of that person. Screening of all staff of nursing facilities, hospitals, residential care facilities and similar at the beginning of their shift for fever or respiratory symptoms, absence of shortness of breath, new or change in cough, sore throat, take employees temperatrue and take any preventive measures based on that screening to prevent spread of tCOvid-19 within healthcare facilities
Full details here: https://governor.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Public%20Health%20Proclamation%20-%202020.03.26.pdf