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Meetings in Microsoft Teams

The federal government recently released recommendations that people should avoid gathering in groups of 10 or more people. In accordance with that, the network is asking that any meetings of more than 10 people be held via Microsoft Teams.

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COVID-19 Employee Assistance Fund

Throughout the weekend, the COVID-19 situation has continued to evolve both throughout our nation and state. Our top priority remains being a safe environment to protect our people, so we can continue providing high-quality care to our patients. We are also working to support our employee family as the COVID-19 response impacts the way we…

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HIPAA Permitted Disclosures

As professional health care workers, we will be testing and caring for potential COVID-19 positive patients. It is imperative that we practice with utmost integrity and professionalism while maintaining a calming presence to foster a healing, peaceful environment for our patients and staff. Always remember your professional obligation to HIPAA: respecting and maintaining our patients’…

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Medical Staff Initial Communication

The message below was sent to Medical Staff on March 13: Good evening, This message is being sent on behalf of the Kettering Health Network Incident Command Team. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS CoV-2. While this epidemic started in China, it has now spread in a worldwide distribution and the…

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COVID-19 Attendance Guidelines

It is Kettering Health Network’s responsibility to ensure that care for patients remains our priority. To do this effectively, we need our operations to continue without interruption to serve our communities and to set an example for other businesses and organizations of how we can keep our communities healthy. We understand that during this time,…

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Childcare Survey

To ensure we adhere to the governor’s direction on social distancing, KHN will not be providing daycare services for employees, However, we are looking to partner with our local YMCA institutions to help with childcare coverage needs. We encourage you to utilize family, friends, church and community or connect with our back-up care partner Bright…

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Visitor Restriction Policy

Following Ohio’s state of emergency declaration, Kettering Health Network–in conjunction with the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association (GDAHA) and its member hospitals–have strengthened the region’s existing visitor restriction policy for hospitals in 11 counties (Auglaize, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby, and Warren). Visitor restrictions for COVID-19 have been developed with the…

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Volunteer Support

Due to the COVID-19 situation, many of our volunteers have chosen to take a leave of absence from their volunteer work, and the network completely understands and supports their decisions. The reduced number of volunteers will have an impact on the support our volunteer programs are able to offer during the next several weeks. We…

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Vendor Communication

The letter linked here was sent out to the network’s vendor community today and loaded into VendorMate.  Vendors will being receiving Vendormate alert messages March 14 and will be denied a badge if it’s not acknowledged by March 15. There is the ability to make exceptions on a case-by-case basis for critical HFAP construction and…

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Visitor Restriction Policy

Following Ohio’s state of emergency declaration, the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association and its member hospitals, including Kettering Health Network, have strengthened the region’s existing visitor restriction policy for hospitals. Visitor restrictions for COVID-19 have been developed with the support of Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association’s COVID-19 Taskforce and input from our region’s infection control…


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