Resources for ODP Providers Regarding COVID Protocols and Updated Public Health Policies
Message from the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP):
The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) distributed the 2021 Health Alert: COVID-19 Safety and Treatment Reminders. This document provides updated guidance and recommendations on procedures in dealing with Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) exposure, infection, quarantine, isolation, and treatment. The PA Department of Health also recently released PA HAN 613 – COVID-19 Treatment Options and the referenced PA HAN 575 – COVID-19 Treatment Options to update the field regarding treatment options.
In the event that infections occur, ODP would also like to remind you that treatment options exist. Speak with your health care provider about treatment if you or someone you support has been diagnosed with COVID-19. If you have questions about this guidance, please call your local health department or 877-PA-HEALTH (877-724-3258).
- For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment changes, visit here.
- Clinicians with questions about approved treatments and those with EUAs issued by the FDA may refer to the reference NIH web page.
- PA DOH provides information on the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19, which includes information on how to get treatment for COVID-19. You can find locations for COVID-19 treatments at Therapeutics Distribution | HHS Protect Public Data Hub.
ODP recognizes and thanks you for all that you have done and continue to do for the protection of the individuals you support, your staff, and the families of both.