Dr. Marco Interviewed on the Jewish Home’s Increasing Safety Efforts Amid Coronavirus Concerns
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Dr. Marco Interviewed on the Jewish Home’s Increasing Safety Efforts Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Mar 17, 2020

"We have never seen anything like this, and I'm worried, I am very concerned and worried about our residents and their families," states Dr. Noah Marco in a recent interview with Spectrum News.

As the concerns about the Coronavirus and its subsequent illness named COVID-19 continue to surface, news agencies have been reaching out to Dr. Marco and the Los Angeles Jewish Home to learn more about the important procedures the Home has taken to protect its patients and residents.

Catalina Villegas of Spectrum News visited the Home and filmed this interview with Dr. Marco, highlighting the steps the Home has implemented. Here are just a few featured in the piece:

  • Daily meetings with the leadership team, laying out plans and discussing everything from procedures with vendors to testing.
  • Cancelling resident interaction with the community
  • Increasing safety guidelines and protocols.
  • Boosting communication with families, and visitors through voicemails, their website and fliers
  • Visitors, staff, and vendors are being asked to go through a screening process before entering the facility, detailing their recent medical history, including travel and symptoms
  • They're also taking temperatures and ensuring everyone is screened

To watch the interview or read a transcript, visit the Spectrum News site at https://spectrumnews1.com/ca/la-west/health/2020/03/12/socal-nursing-homes-increasing-safety-efforts-amid-coronavirus-concerns#. Spectrum is providing free access to its content on the Coronavirus for thirty days.

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