Family Connects International recommends that all sites continue to provide support to their families through telehealth and telephonic means only.
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Research & Innovation
Design innovative research projects
Collect and analyze data
Create a body of evidence
Implement model in new sites
Align community resources
Engage public stakeholders at all levels
Monitor relevant policies
Engage the insurance/managed care industry
Continuing to support families during the pandemic
In late March, as the novel coronavirus pandemic began its crescendo, Family Connects International advised all Family Connects sites to begin delivering nurse home visits via telehealth and telephone. This was no small endeavor. New protocols and new ways of reaching-out to families with newborns had to be developed quickly, but a strong commitment to serving families with newborns informed all discussions and planning.