Last updated August 27, 2020 at 11:25 a.m.

COVID-19 “¡Recuerda las 3Ms!” Spanish Resource for Patients

This prevention message, which will run side-by-side with the “Know Your 3Ws!” English-language message, is designed to increase awareness of preventative measures for Spanish-speaking North Carolinians.

Communicating your Practices’ COVID-19 Safety Response to your Patients

NC AHEC offers a tip sheet to help you communicate with your patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NC DHHS ‘Prevent and Protect’ Toolkit

The NC Department of Health and Human Services is offering a ‘prevent and protect’ toolkit with resources in both English and Spanish to help you get the word out to patients about wearing face coverings as well as washing their hands and physically distancing from others.

Managing High Blood Pressure during COVID-19

NC AHEC offers a tip sheet discussing ways that patients can lower their blood pressure without going into the clinic.

COVID-19 and Mental Health

NC AHEC offers a tip sheet for patients looking for guidance on how to identify and cope with feelings of stress related to the pandemic.

  • English, Spanish
  • Approximately 6th grade reading level
  • Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.3

Access further resources on Mental Health here.

How to Don/Doff PPE

NC AHEC offers a tip sheet to educate patients on the proper procedures for wearing, removing, and maintaining personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • English, Spanish
  • Approximately 5th grade reading level
  • Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.2

Access further resources on PPE here.

Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines for Patients

NC AHEC offers a tip sheet to educate patients on the differences between isolation and quarantine and when to ask their health care provider for help.

  • English, Spanish
  • Approximately 6th grade reading level
  • Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.1

Access further resources on Quarantine here.

Access further resources on Isolation here.

Why is Using Telehealth Important During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

View this video from the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) for more information.

Telehealth FAQ for Patients

This FAQ provided by NC AHEC Practice Support addresses common questions from patients regarding telehealth visits.

Telehealth for Patients from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)