COVID-19 Practice Resources

UPDATED MAY 7, 2020 

Keeping your clients informed during the current COVID-19 pandemic is crucial.

With so much information (and misinformation) available, it’s important to focus on what we know and stick to the facts. We appreciate your time is valuable and answering questions about COVID-19 may be overwhelming for you and your team as you take care of day-to-day business.

What’s new to the kit (updated May 7, 2020):

  • three COVID-19 facts social posts *NEW
  • one combined COVID-19 fact sheet *NEW

LifeLearn will add COVID-19 updates to this download kit as developments happen. Providing your contact information allows us to send updated kit information straight to your inbox so you don’t have to download the kit again or miss anything.

 

What’s included in this kit (updated May 7, 2020) :

What is included in this kit in detail:

  • three COVID-19 facts social posts *NEW
  • one combined COVID-19 fact sheet *NEW
  • three posters to communicate the status of your practice 
    • “We’re open …”
    • “Open for emergencies only …”
    • “Stop, let us come to you …”
  • four social media images to accompany the posters
    • “We’re open but following physical …”
    • “… we’re temporarily closed except …”
    • “Let us come to you! …”
    • “We offer telemedicine …”
  • five COVID-19 ClientEd handouts
    • Caring for Your Pets if You Have COVID-19
    • Tips for Pet Sitters During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
    • Social Distancing and Your Pet During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Tips for Dog Walkers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • a curbside medical history form
    • fillable PDF
    • WebDVM website form and how-to document
  • two general social media images
    • “COVID-19 We share you concerns…”
    • “Confine the cat? Detain the dog? WAIT! …”
  • a printable poster
    • “COVID-19 We share you concerns …”
  • a website banner
    • “COVID-19: Practice Updates and Pet Health Information”
  • a WebDVM COVID-19 page template
  • ALLYDVM direct email template

 

*NEW FREE Course: LifeLearn and VetFolio Present Let’s Get Personal: How to Stay Well During COVID-19

In this special-edition CE course, Dr. Debbie Stoewen examines the importance of personal distancing to safeguard mental health against unprecedented pressures and stresses caused by COVID-19. At the end of this course, participants should be familiar with how COVID-19 is creating stress and uncertainty, coping techniques that support personal distancing, and wellness activities that can help you cope during the pandemic.

Pending RACE approval for 0.5 hours of CE credit.

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Existing Customers

We understand the strain this may put on your practice. If you need assistance updating any LifeLearn services to keep your clients up to date, please email [email protected] or call 1 (888) 225-2011. We’re here to help.

WebDVM Announcements & Online Resources

  • Your website is a great tool to keep clients informed and up-to-date. Including a homepage announcement, COVID-19 resources page and accurate client education can go a long way in helping pet owners feel reassured during the coming weeks.

  • Online tools like Pet Health Checker and Rx/Food Refill Requests are great ways to practice social distancing, while continuing to provide service to your clients.

Visit West Coast Animal Hospital to see our recommendation on how veterinary hospitals can use their website to communicate COVID-19

WebDVM News & Client Education

  • You can access the COVID-19 ClientEd handout (Official title: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)) through your website’s ClientEd library and post the link to your social media sites

  • Our automatic News Updates are published on your website, and we will continue to publish relevant COVID-19 News Updates to help keep your clients informed

 

FREE Podcast: LifeLearn and VetFolio Present Managing Stress Through Personal Distancing With Dr. Debbie Stoewen

In cooperation with LifeLearn, VetFolio’s Dr. Cassi interviews veterinarian, registered social worker, and acclaimed speaker Debbie Stoewen about how to protect your mental health during COVID-19.

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FREE Podcast: LifeLearn & VetFolio Present – COVID-19 in Animals, The Facts from an Infectious Disease Expert

In cooperation with LifeLearn, VetFolio’s Dr. Cassi interviews renowned Ontario Veterinary College, veterinary infectious disease expert, Dr. J. Scott Weese about COVID-19 in Animals. Access the exclusive interview:

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FREE VetFolio Course: COVID-19: What We Know and Don’t Know

When it comes to COVID-19, sorting out what we know and don’t know with infectious disease expert Dr. Scott Weese can help us focus on delivering the best medicine to our patients while keeping our clients and team members healthy and safe.

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Additional Resources for Veterinarians *UPDATED May 13,2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Owner Contact Guidelines for Veterinarians (UPDATED)

Reduce your contact. Reduce your risk. Dr. Scott Weese (Infectious Disease Specialist at the Ontario Veterinary College) has developed a flowchart for managing contacts and case admissions to clinics.

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