As we continue to find our way through the COVID-19 pandemic each phase brings new challenges for our organizations to continue fulfilling our roles and missions while also taking all steps necessary to protect the health and well-being of both humans and animals.
In this course we’ve tried to gather a variety of materials that we feel could be of value to you as you make your way through the phases of re-opening during a pandemic. The focus is on human and animal safety as organizations adjust which services they offer and how.
- 16 Modules
- 42 Lessons
- Course Certificate
Course Home Expand AllINTRODUCTIONSHELTER AND PUBLIC SAFETY INFORMATIONGuidelines, Protocols, SOPs and Other Materials to be Used Internally and Public Facing During COVID-19 Re-Opening PhasesCOVID-19: A Guide to Re-Opening Veterinary Medicine in Ontario – Stage 2 – Dr. Scott Weese – University of Guelph – 6/10/20Veterinary Medicine During a Time of Restriction of Elective Services and Social Distancing – Dr. Scott Weese – OVMA – Revised 4/17/20Sample Resources, Materials, Guidelines and SOPs on Specific Staff and Public Safety Related Topics During COVID-19 Re-Opening Phases14 LessonsSample Supplemental Work Program Guidelines for Cross Training and Remote Learning for Employees – from Oregon Humane SocietyNACA Statement on Removing Pets from Homes of Residents that are Known or Suspected to be Infected with COVID-19Inter-Shelter Transport/Transfer Protocols During COVID-19 – Sample Protocols from Maine Federation of Humane SocietiesConsiderations for Community Cats Programs – Including TNR Protocols During COVID-19 Re-Opening – HSUSEmergency Sheltering During Coronavirus Disease Pandemic – NARSC COVID-19 Sheltering Task Force, June 2020Public Communications Resources8 LessonsCOVID-19 Great Examples of Signage to Help the Public Adhere to New Protocols – Forgotten Felines of Sonoma CountyCOVID-19 Social/Physical Distancing Signage Examples for the Shelter Setting – Placer County Animal ServicesProtocols and Guidelines for Cleaning, the Use of PPE and Related Precautions to Prevent Disease Spread8 LessonsA Guide to Mitigating the Risk of Infection in Veterinary Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic – OVMA – Scott Weese, DVMStaffing Needs CalculatorsDetailed Staffing Needs Calculator2 LessonsBasic Staffing Calculator Tool2 LessonsAchieving Double Sided Housing for All Shelter AnimalsCOVID-19 Housing – Achieving Double-Sided Housing for Animal Welfare – Dr. Wagner and Dr. Karsten – UC Davis3 LessonsCOURSE COMPLETION