CDC guideline: How to evaluate suspected COVID-19 patients at home


CDC tips for evaluating people for coronavirus when face-to-face contact is impossible.

As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread across the globe and stories of the number of asymptomatic cases are reported in the media, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have produced guidelines for physicians seeking to evaluate persons under investigation (PUI) for the virus and those who have had close contact with confirmed cases at their home or non-home residential settings.If followed, these guidelines can limit your chance of infection and passing the infection to non-infected patients. These guidelines, as well as much more information about the virus are available on the CDC’s website.For all of our coronavirus coverage click here.