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Barlow Respiratory Hospital Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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Barlow Respiratory Hospital  Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

LOS ANGELES (March 11, 2020) - Barlow Respiratory Hospital responds to questions regarding Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) by providing a link to Los Angeles Department of Public Health as a source for the most accurate and updated information.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is cooperating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to respond to recent reports of a novel (new) coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing respiratory illness in people…(read more)

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The California Hospital Association (CHA) also has an online resource, Coronavirus Watch to keep hospitals informed on guidance, travel alerts, and other information related to the virus.

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Cal/OSHA, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have all established sites and issued coronavirus guidance for health care providers.

Barlow Respiratory Hospital is the only not-for-profit long-term acute care hospital in California and provides post ICU care for medically complex patients. At this time, the hospital does not have any patients with the COVID – 19 virus at any of its three sites in Los Angeles County California.