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Benefit and Pension Fund To Work Remotely For The Foreseeable Future

As the COVID-19 virus evolves, our response also needs to evolve.

For the safety and well-being of our employees and members, the Benefit and Pension Fund’s have decided to shut down our offices as of 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25th.

We will continue to work remotely for the foreseeable future.  Please rest assured we are equipped to continue to provide our members with the highest level of service remotely. All mail, faxes and emails will be monitored continually, to assure no lapse in services

We understand you may have questions and concerns during this time.  Please do not hesitate to call the Fund’s offices at 215-735-5720.

Thank you for your understanding during these critical times, and we look forward to continuing to serve you.

District 1199C Benefits & Pension Fund Moves To Phase Two, Limited Access

In accordance with the guidelines regarding the covid-19 outbreak, the benefit and pension funds will be moving to phase two of our covid-19 plan with limited access and staff at our 1319 locust Street location. If you must see a representative we suggest you call 215 552 5830 to make an appointment otherwise leaving a message on the funds phone will prompt a service rep to return your call as soon as possible.

Nutrition and Hydration: Quick Facts for COVID-19 Patients Recovering at Home

In the US, only around 12% of those infected with COVID-19 will require hospitalization.1 The remaining 88% are people who will manage their illness and recover at home. The most common symptoms of COVID-19 infection are fever, cough, and shortness of breath; these symptoms are usually accompanied by fatigue and loss of appetite.

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Pension Fund for Nursing Home & Health Care Employees – Coronavirus-Related Distribution Application

Use this form only to request a coronavirus-related distribution. For any other type of distribution, contact the Fund Office to request the appropriate form. Coronavirus-related distribution applications will only be accepted through December 21, 2020 in order to ensure distributions are made no later than December 31, 2020.

Health Care Workers’ Mental Health Guide

Doctors, nurses, paramedics and more — you’re dedicated to helping others. But what happens when the helpers need help? You’re on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. And this poses a risk to both your mental and physical health.

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Stress and Coping with COVID-19

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

CDC Sequence for Putting On and Taking Off PPE

The type of PPE used will vary based on the level of precautions required, such as standard and contact, droplet or airborne infection isolation precautions. The procedure for putting on and removing PPE should be tailored to the specific type of PPE.

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Health Alert: Philadelphia Department of Public Health

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Division of Disease Control: COVID-19 Status Update and Guidance for Healthcare Personnel Isolation and Quarantine to Minimize Staff Shortages March 26, 2020

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Safety Precaution Posters for Staff & Visitors

Fourteen high resolution safety precaution posters to present to visitors and staff in the presence of a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patient facility.
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COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment: Donning

A comprehensive step by step recommended procedure with illustrations for donning Personal Protective Equipment when operating in the presence of a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patient facility.
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