On Friday, January 14, we hosted a special staff session to discuss the evolving situation with Omicron, the hospital’s response and what this changing information might mean for GRH team members.
GRH Omicron staff update panel:
– Bonnie Camm, Executive VP, Clinical Services
-Dr. Bill Ciccotelli, Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control
-Jennifer O’Brien, VP, People, Communications and Engagement
-Shelley Schmidt, Director, Infection Prevention and Control
-Marc Simard, Director, Employee Health and Wellness
GRH President and CEO, Ron Gagnon also provided a welcome.
The panel addressed:
–current state and projections
-GRH’s response to Omicron
-Staffing, bed capacity
-What to do when you have tested positive, been exposed/live with someone that has symptoms
-Vaccine boosters/effectiveness/where staff can get a booster
-N95 use and supply