Coronavirus COVID-19 Information for Providers

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Coronavirus: Related Links

Instructions for Lifespan patients scheduled for an appointment or procedure

Map of Affected Areas (

Rhode Island Department of Health (

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (

Please note: Additional information is available to Lifespan providers, including inpatient guidance, on the Lifespan intranet at (Lifespan network log-in required)

Lifespan Hotline for Providers: 401-606-2245

A Lifespan hotline is taking calls from any care provider with a question relating to COVID-19. If you are a Lifespan or community provider and have a general question (e.g., “Should I send my patient for testing? How do I find results? Should I send my patient to the ED?") call the hotline, 24/7.

COVID-19 ICD-10 Codes Now in LifeChart

New, specific, COVID-19 diagnosis codes are now available in LifeChart. These new ICD-10 codes can be used wherever a specific COVID-19 associated diagnosis and code is required, including on the problem list, as a clinical impression, or a diagnosis associated with an ordered procedure.

Treatment Algorithms

ARDS Management Training and Protocols

Instructions for Patients

General Infection Control Resources

PPE Resources

Emergency Respiratory Care

Specimen Collection and Instructions for Testing

Visitation Policies and Resources

Other Lifespan Updates and Resources