Provided below are links to information for psychologists related to practice during the coronavirus outbreak. If you have any questions or if you encounter information you believe would be of interest to fellow psychologists, please provide it to our Office Manager Tami Magaro using the comments feature below. Thank you!
PLEASE NOTE: This form is for those who are not able to administer COVID-19 vaccinations.
The County of San Diego is following federal and state guidelines and working with the County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Advisory Group to determine vaccine allocation. This form should be completed by healthcare individuals/facilities who are not able to administer COVID-19 vaccinations. This form will assist the County in ensuring vaccination opportunities are available to your organization. Information provided below will be utilized to notify you when you/your healthcare facility is eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations from the County of San Diego. Each organization should only submit one form per facility. If you are an individual Psychologist who are frontline/direct contact are able to register on the website as well.
SD Health Department
All psychologists and any mental health providers in direct contact with patients/clients qualify for Phase 1A happening now. You do not have to register as an organization and individual psychologists who are frontline/ direct contact are able to register on the website below.
Also Kaiser Permanente is giving vaccines to health care providers and you don’t have to be a KP member. You call 800-290-5000. Ask for primary care. They will register you and give you a Medical Record Number (MRN.). You can access your medical record with your phone number. They will contact you in 3-5 days for an appointment. It may be more accessible than going to the county vaccination clinics.
COVID-19 OFFICE POLICY FORM
Are you returning to the office and need the proper Covid-19 office policy's form to be displayed for your patients?
Dr. Justin LaPilusa Chair of the Ethics and Standards committee was generous in sending us his updated Covid-19 Office Update form to reflect the current guidelines, which is displayed upright on the reception desk.
County of San Diego: essential workforce Safe pre-opening plan.
What the APA Ethics code says about reopening:
PSYCHOLOGY AND COVID-19
PSYCHOLOGY TELEHEALTH AND COVID-19
HHS Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions (3-19-20)
HHS HIPAA Privacy and Novel Coronavirus (3-19-20)
DISASTER PSYCHOLOGY AND COVID-19
PSYCHOLOGY TELEHEALTH GENERAL
Informed Consent for Telehealth Services (3-17-20)