BHB Release Covid-19 Self-Assessment

April 1, 2020 | 2 Comments

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Emergency Department in partnership with the Ministry of Health, the Chief Medical Officer and the island’s primary care providers, has “created an easy-to-follow one-page self-assessment guide for members of the community who are concerned they may be infected with Covid-19.”

“The checklist/guide assigns a score from 1-3 to each Covid-19 symptom. Mild symptoms have low scores while severe symptoms carry a score of 3. Persons tally their scores to determine if they need to call their physician,” a spokesperson said.

Video explaining the Covid-19 Patient Symptom Checklist Self-Assessment

“We developed the Covid-19 self-assessment as tool to better manage the needs of our community,” said Chikezie Dean Okereke, MD, BHB Chief Emergency and Hyperbaric Services.

“Providing the public with a guide that eliminates the guesswork on what to do and when to take action, can be instrumental in saving lives and keeping the public informed.”

COVID-19-Checklist-and-SelfAssessment Bermuda April 1 2020

The checklist is available for download from the BHB website www.bermudahospitals.bm or from the Resource Material section on the Government website www.gov.bm/coronavirus.

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As the island and world deals with the Covid-19 pandemic, we are doing our best to provide timely and accurate information, and you can find more information on the links below.

Officials are urging everyone to please follow all guidance like washing your hands, adhering to self quarantine if relevant, and practicing social distancing, and they have asked that if it is not urgent, a necessity or work, to please stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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  1. Unbelievable says:

    The view count on this video should be much higher than what it is. This is important viewing.

  2. Apple Fan says:

    For more ease of access for self-assessments, you can download the COVID-19 Self-Assessment – by Apple app from the App Store or Apple’s website.

    This was done in partnership with the CDC!!

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