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We've pulled together all you need to know about masks in one place. From wearing to caring, doning to doffing. Visit our mask page for what you need to know.
Rapid COVID-19 Testing Available
PhysicianOne Urgent Care. Now offering testing for Essential Workers - To receive a COVID-19 test, you must complete a medical evaluation through a Virtual Visit or at one of their centers prior to receiving a test.
Reserved COVID-19 testing for essential workers every day!!
To schedule your medical evaluation or Virtual Visit, please click here: and select your state of residence to schedule your Virtual Visit, or, call 855-349-2828 for assistance with scheduling.
Lowell, MA. Workers who are symptomatic or have been exposed to a COVID-19 client can receive the COVID-19 rapid test at the Lowell location. APPOINTMENT IS REQUIRED. To qualify, complete the online pre-screening questionnaire and be sure to answer YES when asked if you are a healthcare worker AND that you care for older patients (are 60 or older).
For the latest updates on COVID-19 from CDC
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) remains the best source for the most up to date information regarding COVID-19. Click here to visit the CDC website.
Best Practices to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 and Keep Everyone Safe
The most important practices are the basics for coronavirus prevention everywhere, as recommended by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Childcare Resources for Essential Workers
New Online Screening Tool for COVID-19 Released
Buoy Health online 24/7 tool which is free for Massachusetts residents to navigate COVID19 symptoms and be connected to care. This took uses current COVID-19 guidance from the CDC and Massachusetts Department of Public Health: www.buoy.com/mass
April 2020 Office Hours by Location
Wakefield 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Lawrence 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Gloucester 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Missed an email? Check here!
- ABC Caregiver Updates - Mandated Mask Use & Care (4/15/20)
- ABC Caregiver Updates (4/7/20)
- COVID ONLINE IN-SERVICE TRAINING (3/30/20)
- Employee Referral - Uncertain Times (3/28/20)
- ABC Caregiver Update: Masks for active ABC workers and more (3/24/20)
- Special updates for our ABC Caregiving Team (3/24/20)
- COVID Update (3/19/20)
- COVID-19 Update - ABC's Commitment to Safety (3/13/20)
Now more than ever - We need more caregivers LIKE YOU!
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COVID-19 Online Caregiver Training
COVID-19: A Guide for Direct Care Workers
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What are the symptoms of the coronavirus?
- Shortness of breath / respiratory issues
What should you do if you become sick with symptoms of possible COVID-19?
Call your health care provider for guidance, and your supervisor.
What is quarantine?
Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of people who were
exposed to a contagious disease to see if they become sick.