Physician Practice

Becoming a "COVID captain"

Medical Environment Update, January 10, 2021

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Editor’s note: In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety officer for multihospital system Sentara Healthcare in Virginia, and otherwise known as “Dan, the Lab Safety Man,” discusses the important issues that affect your job every day.

The year 2020 is roaring quickly to a close, and COVID-19 is (unfortunately) still around. We have made changes to our lives at home, in public, and at work. Healthcare workers in particular have made several changes early on with PPE use and work practices that are still in effect today, and a great deal of work had to be done to inform staff about updated safety information and protocols.

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