COVID-19 Resources

The Department of Surgery has collected an overview of resources available at Michigan Medicine to assist our team during the COVID-19 pandemic.

News & Policies

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Ethics & Patient Interactions

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Health & Safety

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  • OHS 24-Hour Phone Line:  Employees who are sick and/or or have questions related to COVID-19 can call Occupational Health Services at 734-764-8021.
  • CDC COVID-19 Information & Resources: The CDC provides up to date information and resources regarding COVID-19.
  • PPE Guidance: Safety Management Services in conjunction with IPE, has created a website to offer even more guidance regarding PPE in the inpatient setting (VPN Required).

Family & Housing

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  • Temporary Housing: Michigan Medicine offers temporary housing to providers for respite or self-isolation due to COVID-19 and to employees exposed to COVID-19 positive patients with immunocompromised family at home. Ask your supervisor for details or contact Alfreda Rooks at 734-645-1303 and arooks@med.umich.edu.
  • Work-Life Resource Center: Learn about the child care and elder care resources recommended by University of Michigan Human Resources.
  • Ann Arbor Public Schools Resources: The AAPS compiled a list of resources related to COVID-19, including educational activities.

Emotional Well-Being

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Working & Learning Remotely

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Community Outreach & Donations

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  • Food Drive: Michigan Medicine is working with Food Gatherers to address food insecurity in the community.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Drive: Learn what PPE items would be helpful to donate to Michigan Medicine.
  • Give Blood: The Red Cross is still scheduling appointments for giving blood, as there is a critical need for donations due to COVID-19.
  • Monetary Donations: Gifts to the COVID-19 Philanthropic Fund through the Michigan Medicine Office of Development are much appreciated. Call the office at 734-764-6777 with questions.

Department of Surgery Faculty Lead

Additional inquiries specific to the Department of Surgery can be sent to Gurjit Sandhu, PhD at gurjit@med.umich.edu

Michigan Medicine Email Hotline

General inquiries not answered by current Michigan Medicine resources can be emailed to coronavirus-info@med.umich.edu, and your question will be answered as quickly as possible. Do not use this email for sharing patient health information.