b_Individual Symptom Monitoring

Type: Policy Owner:
 Policy COVID Response Team

 Title:Document # Revision Level:  Revision Date: Approval: 
Individual COVID-19 Symptom Screening Process00031.0 12/13/2020 TBD

Individual COVID-19 Symptom Screening (Monitoring?)

Process Time: ## Minutes

Originals used as reference for content:
Note: This process establishes a minimum standard for Mosaic operations and does not replace local or state requirements that exceed those outlined herein.

When to Use: Minimum of every 24 hours

Where to Complete: All Mosaic locations

Performed by (Role): Any member of Mosaic Workforce?

Materials Required: 

  • Thermometer
  • Therap?
  • Other?

Work Instructions:

 1. - Check for signs of serious illness
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Difficulty staying awake
 2. - If signs of serious illness are present - Seek medical care immediately and skip to step ##
 3. - Review symptom list below and determine answer (yes or no) for each; If answer is yes to one or more of the listed symptoms then proceed to step 5

Common Symptom List:

  •  Fever
    • A fever may be measured by thermometer or it may be subjective (person feels or looks feverish)
  •  New or worsening cough
    • Often dry hacking type of cough
  •  New, worse or different than usual headaches
  •  Fatigue
    • More tired than usual, increased sleepiness
  •  Muscle or body aches
    • Complaints of body hurting or demonstrates increased difficulty in moving and transferring
  •  New Loss of taste or smell
    • States food tasted bad (like gasoline, rotten, or not at all)
    • May notice decreased appetite compared to usual
  •  Sore Throat
    • Complains of sore throat or may be seen to have an exaggerated swallow
    • May point to throat when asked where the hurt is
    • May also see poor appetite, request for warm/cold foods that soothe the throat
  •  Congestion or runny nose
  •  Nausea
    • Complains of being sick to their stomach, poor appetite or meal refusals
  •  Diarrhea
    • Loose watery stools, more than 3 times in one day (Rule out stool around a fecal impaction if more than 3 days since normal bowel movement

 4. - Workforce person that is self screening AND Witness - sign available row of Employee COVID-19 Screening Form
  • Once all parties sign Employee COVID-19 Screening Form - proceed to step 6
 5. - Symptoms or Fever Exists - Inform and Start Isolation:
  • Notify (in person? by phone? by email? all?) supervisor of Self Screening results (Evidence of fever and/or symptoms)
  • Return home (Qualifying Action - Go Home or at minimum Leave Mosaic premises?)
  • Start Self Isolation (Link to information?)
NOTE: Do Not Document/Record Information in Employee COVID-19 Screening Form
(Are there additional instructions/processes for witness?)
 6. - End

Who cleans area of Self-Screening once this process is complete?