COVID-19 Advanced Directive
Addendum: Documenting Your
Please attach this form to your advance directive and date and sign. Then have it signed by witnesses
in accordance with witness signature requirements for your state’s Advanced Directives. Plea
this Advance Directive is only intended to provide instructions in the event that this person has
If your oxygen levels are dropping, do you want to go to the hospital or would you prefer to try
to get non-invasive respiratory care at home?
If you are not able to receive non-invasive respiratory care at home, do you want to go to
If the care that is available to you at home can keep you comfortable, but cannot save your life, is
your preference to stay at home? Or do you want to go to the hospital?
When you get to the hospital, do you want healthcare providers to only treat you with non-
invasive options that could still save your life (such as oxygen through a face mask or nasal
mask) and anything necessary to keep you comfortable and control your symptoms? Or do
you want to be put on a ventilator if that becomes necessary to safe your life?
If you would like to be ventilated, are there any guidelines around how long you want to stay on