Clinical Guidelines and Information for Staff
Guidelines for MSHS staff on the appropriate care and management of COVID-19 patients and Persons Under Investigation (PUI).
Guidelines for treatment Regarding SARS-CoV-2 Infection (COVID-19).
MSHS Treatment Guidelines for COVID-19 Adults (PDF) Updated 4/1/20
Recommendations for pediatric patients including those in the NICU.
Guidelines for Restricted NICU Transfers During the COVID-19 Pandemic (PDF) Updated 4/6/2020
Management of Infants Born to Febrile Mothers (PDF) Updated 4/6/2020
Management of the Newborn Screening Program During the COVID-19 Pandemic at MSH (PDF) Updated 4/6/2020
Management of the Newborn Screening Program During the COVID-19 Pandemic at MSW (PDF) Updated 4/6/2020
Management of Well Infants Born to mothers with suspected or known COVID-19 (PDF) Updated 4/6/2020
Guidelines for pediatric team attendance at the delivery of a COVID-19 or PUI mother (PDF) Updated 4/6/2020
24/7 Palliative Care Support Hotline for MSHS Clinicians: 332-215-3020
Information on palliative care resources can be found by clicking the link above. This link will take you to a secure site that is only available to users within the Mount Sinai Health System firewall - meaning that you have to be on a Mount Sinai campus or connected through VPN to see it.
Palliative Care for Patients who Wish to Be at Home
Mount Sinai Palliative Care at Home is a new program for seriously ill COVID-19 patients who wish to be at home and focus on comfort and quality of life. The program will enroll patients from the hospital, the ED, or who are already at home. Palliative care specialists will provide care through video and telephone visits 24 hours/7days a week. Medications are delivered to patients’ homes to help with symptom control. Referrals for patients who live anywhere in the 5 boroughs of NYC are accepted 24/7 by calling 212-241-2496.
Palliative Care at Home (PDF)
Center to Advance Palliative Care: COVID-19 Response Resource Toolkit
Mount Sinai's Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) has published a complimentary COVID-19 Response Resource toolkit, which includes symptom management for persons with serious illness, communication skills training, and patient and family support resources. CAPC also offers general educational modules on palliative care, which all Mount Sinai employees can access free of charge.
Information on Mount Sinai Health System-specific protocols, guidelines, and policies can be found by clicking the link below. The link will take you to a secure site that is only available to users within the Mount Sinai Health System firewall—meaning that you have to be on a Mount Sinai campus or connected through VPN to see it.
For general COVID-19 guidelines and resources, please search the Clinical Guidelines and Information for Staff section of this website.
How to inform patients or staff of potential exposure to Coronavirus.