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Tips for Medical Supply Preparations During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 19th, 2020

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We’re here to help participants and their families plan and take the proper precautions with their medical supplies during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Many families enrolled with the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) rely on medical supplies for their child’s care.

Now is a good time to plan for how to keep your supplies properly stocked through the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.

We suggest you reach out to your child’s medical provider about how to safely reuse and/or make supplies last longer. This information can help you act in the best interest of your child in case there’s a need to conserve medical supplies in the future.

We also recommend asking your provider about getting extra necessary medications to have on hand or using a mail-order option.

Your DSCC Care Coordinator is also available to discuss strategies and help you feel prepared and well-equipped for your child’s care in the weeks and months ahead.

Please reach out to your local regional office or call us at (800) 322-3722.