On Tuesdays and Thursdays, you will receive a COVID-19 update, focused on what you need to know, what you need to do, and what you need to share. Please print this out to share with your team.

TODAY’S COVID-19 INFORMATION
NEW:
Epidemiology Data and Notes

NEW: Denver Health Vaccination Numbers

REMINDER: Emotional Support Resources for Staff (RISE Dates Available)


What You Need to Know

As of 6:30 a.m. today, Denver Health had 9 inpatient COVID-19 cases (same from yesterday).

For more information, visit the Denver Public Health COVID-19 Data Summary (use Edge or Chrome). The website is updated daily and contains data on cases, hospitalization, deaths, testing and symptoms.

NEW: Denver Health Vaccination Numbers

Staff vaccination numbers were updated at 4 p.m. today.

  • 6,966 employees (+ affiliated staff/contractors) and residents/students have received their first dose of vaccine.
  • 6,646 employees (+ affiliated staff/contractors) and residents/students have received their second dose of vaccine.

In total, Denver Health has administered 97,715 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to staff, patients and members of the public who are eligible according to State guidelines.

REMINDER: Emotional Support Resources for Staff

This is a challenging time for our staff and community, feeling overwhelmed and vulnerable from the pandemic. The RISE Group Support can provide a dedicated and emotionally safe space to discuss the ways in which we are personally impacted by the pandemic or other events. All Denver Health staff are welcome and group content is confidential. Please register in advance. Alternatively, you may email dhrise@dhha.org with a request to be registered.

RISE Group Support for Grief and Loss

This group provides support around the various forms of grief and loss during Covid-19.

· Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:00 PM

Register in advance for this meeting: Grief & Loss 4/1

· Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00 PM

Register in advance for this meeting: Grief & Loss 4/8

· Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:00 PM

Register in advance for this meeting: Grief & Loss 4/15

· Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:00 PM

Register in advance for this meeting: Grief & Loss 4/22

· Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:00 PM

Register in advance for this meeting: Grief & Loss 4/29

Additionally, Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program – our employee assistance program offers confidential, short-term counseling from Licensed Professional Counselors for a full range of personal issues. Call 866.799.2691 or answers@healthadvocate.com

Helpful Links:

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment – Vaccine for Coloradans

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Coronavirus Information

Denver Department of Public Health and Environment Coronavirus Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Information

Denver Public Health Website

Denver Health Visitor Policy

Please email COVID-19@dhha.org with any questions.

Denver Health COVID-19 Resources:

COVID-19 Staff Resources section on our website

Staff Screening and Testing FAQ

COVID-19 SharePoint site

Denver Health COVID-19 Help Center which allows you to search for documents and resources

RISE Subsite – please note the new hours: 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m., 7 days a week

RISE Virtual Group Support Registration

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

FAQ: COVID-19 VACCINE FOR PATIENTS AND COMMUNITY (Updated 3/5)

FAQ: COVID-19 VACCINE FOR DENVER HEALTH STAFF (Updated 3/10)

FAQ (Espanol) Preguntas Frecuentes Sobre Las Vacunas de COVID-19 (Updated 3/12)

FACT SHEET: COVID-19 VACCINE DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION FOR STAFF (Updated 2/3)

COVID-19 Vaccine Information on your Cell Phone

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