Last updated on March 16, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (view update log)

The health of our campus community, and of the public, is of paramount importance to Washington University School of Medicine. 

Our department, the School of Medicine, and the University are monitoring the situation and are working hard to develop and implement policies to protect our community. This page serves as a resource for anesthesiology department members regarding COVID-19. For university-wide guidance, visit coronavirus.wustl.edu.

We're in this together

Take a moment to send support + appreciation to department members during this challenging time.

Educational & Clinical Protocols

Critical Care
Protocols 
Educational Resources

COVID Activated Emergency Scaling of Anesthesiology Responsibilities (CAESAR) ICU
An online resource for anesthesiologists doubling up as intensivists.

Playground Environment for ICU in EPIC
Instructions for those wanting to explore the EPIC playground setting for the ICU prior to starting their shadowing experience.

NIH Treatment Guidelines for COVID-19

SICU Resident Handbook

Society of Critical Care Medicine: Training Modules for Non-Critical Care Clinicians
Complimentary online training for healthcare professionals who could benefit from critical care training.

Obstetrics
Educational Resources

* Must be a member of the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology.

Pediatrics

For the most up-to-date information on pediatric protocols, please view the SLCH Workflow documents on BJC’s COVID-19 website.

Perioperative
Other

Airway Response

COVID-19 Patient Transport

COVID-19 Testing

HR

Key Resources
Childcare Resources
Housing Resources
  • Drury Hotels – The Drury Inn has reduced their rates during the COVID-19 pandemic. Room rates start at $59 for all of their hotels across the US. This can be used for employees and patients, or anyone needing a room. View flyer 

Calling in Sick?

Complete the steps below if you have health concerns and are unable to come to work:

Health concerns related to acute illness?

All essential clinical personnel who are ill and/or unable to come to work must call and leave a voice message on our Sick Call Hotline at (314) 454-7954 before your shift start time.

Be sure to indicate the following:

  1. SPELL your name.
  2. Specify LOCATION and SHIFT you were supposed to work.
  3. Reason for calling off.
Health concerns related to COVID-19 symptoms?

If you believe you may have been exposed to COVID-19 and you are experiencing symptoms:

Step 1: Call the COVID-19 Employee Exposure hotline
WashU and BJC HealthCare employees call (314) 362-5056 or (314) 362-5050.

Step 2: Notify your supervisor

Step 3: Call department Sick Hotline
All essential clinical personnel who are ill and/or unable to come to work must call and leave a voice message on our Sick Call Hotline at (314) 454-7954 before your shift start time. Be sure to indicate the following:

  1. SPELL your name.
  2. Specify LOCATION and SHIFT you were supposed to work.
  3. Reason for calling off.

Additional resources can be found at the Occupational Health contact information below:

  • WashU Employees: call (314) 362-3528
  • BJH Employees: call (314) 454-7002, or if after hours, call: (314) 503-2695