WIHD COVID-19 Updates
As news about the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve please know the safety, security and well-being of our clients and staff remain our primary concern. WIHD has been closely monitoring the Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control for updates and guidance. While navigating this unprecedented situation, we remain committed to our mission of providing services to those who rely on us for their care.
On this page, we will feature all updates from WIHD. Please check back here for frequent updates about our status.
For external resources we’ve compiled about COVID-19, please visit: https://www.wihd.org/external-resources-covid-19/
Last updated: June 10, 2020
WIHD is beginning to see patients, clients, and visitors at our Cedarwood Hall location again and we look forward to welcoming you all back. We are taking every precaution to minimize the risks related to the COVID-19 virus outbreak for everyone who enters our building. We need everyone to follow these new guidelines for your own protection and the protection of those around you. We will continue to provide services through telehealth where appropriate and see individuals on-site for services that cannot be done remotely.
WIHD’s Medical Director, Dr. Elsa Escalera, provides an update on how WIHD’s medical services are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date: March 10, 2020
*Please note, at the time of this letter, Dr. Escalera was our incoming Medical Director, with Dr. Richard Kessler being the current medical director. On Monday, March 16th, Dr. Escalera became Medical Director of WIHD.
As we weather this storm together, we at WIHD hope you and your loved ones remain well. Through these unprecedented times, WIHD continues to serve the community taking on the new challenges the COVID-19 pandemic presents every day. Please consider making a donation so we can continue our mission to create better futures for people with disabilities, for vulnerable children and for their families and caregivers.