Other Resources and Archives

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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CDC Webpage With Useful Resources

CDC Issues New Interim Guidance For Full Vaccinated People

CDC Issues Updated Healthcare Infection Prevention And Control Recommendations In Response To COVID-19 Vaccination

CDC COCA Call: Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine and Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia

CDC Webinar: Diagnosis and Management Of Suspected Vaccine-Induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia

CDC COCA Call: Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine and Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia – Update for Clinicians on Early Detection and Treatment

CDC Science Brief- SARS-CoV-2 And Surface Transmission For Indoor Community Environment

CDC Releases Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People

CDC MMWR- First Month Of COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Monitoring — United States, December 14, 2020–January 13, 2021

CDC Updates FAQs Document-Clinical Questions About COVID-19

CDC COCA Call-Treating Long COVID: Clinician Experience With Post-Acute COVID-19 Care

COVID-19 Vaccine Training Module for Healthcare Providers

CDC COVID-19 Partner Update-COVID-19 Response Vaccine Update

CDC’s Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit

CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit For Medical Centers, Clinics, And Clinicians

CDC Updated Guidance On Collection And Submission Of Postmortem Specimens

CDC Updated Guidance On Collection And Submission Of Postmortem Specimens

CDC Guidance

CDC’s COVID-19 Racial And Ethnic Health Disparities Web Resource

AMA / CDC Project Firstline Webinar

CDC Updates Various Guidance Documents
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CDC COCA Call-Treating Long COVID: Clinician Experience with Post-Acute COVID-19 Care

CDC Updates Interim Infection Prevention And Control Recommendations For Healthcare Personnel During The COVID-19 Pandemic

CDC Releases Interim COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

CDC COCA Call--Testing And Treatment Of 2020-2021 Seasonal Influenza During The COVID-19 Pandemic

CDC Updated Guidance on Quarantine After Travel
 The state of Connecticut’s travel advisory remains in effect and can be found here.

CDC’s EPIC Webinar-Promising Practices In Health Equity COVID-19

CDC Releases Guidance on Coordinating Medical Resources to Optimize Care

CDC Discusses Latest COVID-19 Developments

CDC Releases Results From Seroprevalence Survey

CDC Releases Report And New Guidance
The study can be found here.
The guidance can be found here.

CDC Releases Using Telehealth To Expand Access To Essential Health Services During The COVID-19 Pandemic Document

CDC Issues Report On ED Visits During The COVID-19 Pandemic

CDC Issues Interim Updated Guidance

CDC Updates Guidance For Workers At High Risk

CDC Issues New Guidelines For COVID-19 Antibody Testing

CDC Webinar-2020 Hurricane Season During COVID-19

CDC Releases COVID-19 Resources And Information Related To Healthcare Quality And Worker Safety And Health
For non-COVID-19 clinical care, click here.
For managing workplace fatigue, click here.
For clinical and infection prevention trainings, click here.
For new NIH Treatment Guidelines, click here.

CDC Issues Official Health Advisory- Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome In Children (MIS-C) Associated With COVID-19

CDC Issues Guidance On Purchase Of Respirators From Foreign Countries

CDC To Host Call With NIOSH Regarding KN95s
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CDC Updated Interim Guidance

CDC Updates Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control FAQs for COVID-19

CDC Updates Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control FAQs for COVID-19CDC Updates Guidance On Strategies For Optimizing The Supply Of N95 Respirators

CDC - Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators using Contingency and Crisis Capacity Strategies

CDC - NIOSH Recommended Guidance for Extended Use and Limited Reuse of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators in Healthcare Settings

CDC - Discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions and Disposition of Patients with COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings (Interim Guidance)

CDC: Evaluating and Testing Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CDC Updates Guidance on Discharging Patients with COVID-19

CDC’s Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA)

Infection prevention and control recommendations for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 in health care settings

COVID-19 Situation Summary (2-29-20) 

Interim Guidance for Healthcare Facilities (2-29-20) 

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators (2-29-20)  

Steps Healthcare Facilities Can Take Now to Prepare for COVID-19 (2-29-20)  

Health Alert Network (CDC HAN 428 / 2-27-20) Update

Interim Guidance (v.2-8-20) for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for 2019-nCoV in the United States

Interim Guidance (v.2-10-20) for Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure to Patients with 2019-nCoV

Interim US Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Persons with Potential 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Exposure in Travel-associated or Community Settings (v.2-3-20)

Interim guidance (v. 2-1-20) to state and local health departments

Flowchart to Identify and Assess 2019 Novel Coronavirus 

 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

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CMS COVID-19 Infection Control Survey Tool For Acute And Continuing Care Facilities

CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls- January 2021

CMS Announces Comprehensive Strategy To Enhance Hospital Capacity Amid COVID-19 Surge
Additional information on the Acute Hospital Care at Home program can be found here.  Information on the clarifications related to ambulatory surgical center can be found here and FAQs documents can be found here and here.

CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls

CMS Provider Engagement Opportunities

COVID-19 Clinical Rounds and Resources- CMS Stakeholder Calls
Information and registration for CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls for the dates: July 27 to August 14 can be found here.

CMS Releases Data Update

CMS Extends 2019 Occupational Mix Survey

CMS Issues Phase II Visitation Guidance For COVID-19 Negative Patients

CMS COVID-19 FAQs On Medicare FFS Billing

CMS Programs & Payment for Care in Hospital Alternate Care Sites

CMS Releases Additional Waivers For Hospitals And Other Facilities

CMS Releases Additional Waivers For COVID-19

CMS Conference Calls - Lessons from the COVID-19 Front Lines

CMS: Upcoming Requirements For Notification of Confirmed COVID-19 Among Residents and Staff in Nursing Homes

CMS: Re-opening Facilities To Provide Non-Emergent Non-COVID-19 Healthcare-Phase I

CMS: Upcoming Requirements For Notification of Confirmed COVID-19 Among Residents and Staff in Nursing Homes

CMS: Re-opening Facilities To Provide Non-Emergent Non-COVID-19 Healthcare-Phase I

CMS Approves State’s 1135 Waiver

CMS Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Hospitals, Psychiatric Hospitals, and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs): FAQs, Considerations for Patient Triage, Placement, Limits to Visitation and Availability of 1135 waivers

CMS EMTALA Requirements and Implications Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Revised)

CMS announces expansion of its accelerated and advance payment program for Medicare participating health care providers and suppliers, to ensure they have the resources needed to combat the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

CMS Releases Quality, Safety & Oversight Group (QSO) Memorandum (3/22)

CMS’s blanket waivers for Medicaid and Medicare can be found here.

The latest information from CMS on waivers and other actions taken in response to COVID-19 can be found here.

Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) Requirements and Implications Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) can be found here.

Frequently Asked Questions to Ensure Individuals, Issuers and States have Clear Information on Coverage Benefits for COVID-19

 

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

FDA Recommends Using Only NIOSH-Approved Respirators

FDA Amends Pfizer COVID Vaccine EUA-Makes Vaccine Available To Adolescents 12 Through 15 Years Of Age

FDA Revokes EUA For Bamlanivimab

FDA Authorizes At Home Molecular Test Kit

FDA Issues Alert On Faulty Test Results

FDA Grants Emergency Authorization For Antibody Treatment

FDA Approves Veklury (remdesivir)

FDA Webinar On Gowns And Other Apparel For Use By Health Care Personnel

FDA Provides Updates On Hand Sanitizers

FDA Warns Of False Positives From BD-Brand COVID-19 Tests

FDA - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Emergency Use Authorizations for Medical Devices

FDA - Enforcement Policy for Ventilators and Accessories and Other espiratory Devices During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency

 

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)

HHS ASPR Webinar- Surge, Alternative Care Site Planning, Crisis Standards Of Care

HHS Office Of Minority Health Announces Upcoming Virtual Symposium to Advance the Response to COVID-19
AHA Seeks Delay In Repayments / Continued Suspension Of Medical Reviews
The letters can be found here and here.

HHS Announces Approximately $4 Billion in Additional Relief Payments to Healthcare Providers Impacted by COVID-19

 

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA Provides Information On COVID-19 Related Burial Assistance

FEMA Extends Approval Of Non-Congregate Sheltering Program Through October 1, 2020

FEMA Releases New Policy For Declarations

FEMA Releases COVID-19 Hospital Resource Package

FEMA COVID-19 Pandemic Supply Chain Stabilization Strategies

 

World Health Organization (WHO)

 

Office of the Governor

 

Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH)

 

American Hospital Association (AHA)

AHA COVID-19 Living Learning Network Open House Event COVID-19 Visitation Practices

AHA COVID-19 Living Learning Network Open House Event COVID-19 Visitation PracticesAHA Outlines Actions To Expedite COVID-19 Vaccine Administration

AHA, AMA, ANA Joint Letter To Healthcare Professionals On COVID-19 Vaccine

AHA Webinar On COVID-19 PPE Preservation Strategies

AHA Issues Member Advisory On COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

AHA Calls On Senate Leaders To Address COVID-19 Disparities

AHA Urges CMS To Extend Certain Waivers

AHA’s Pathways To Recovery

AHA To Host Call With HHS Deputy Secretary

AHA Provides Resource On HCW’s Wellness During COVID-19
Additional resources

AHA Updates and Resources

AHA Provides New Resources On Diversity And Health Equity

AHA Launches HealthEquip Smart Phone App

AHA - Interim Guidance for Healthcare Providers during COVID-19 Outbreak – CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

AHA Provides Resource To Access PPE

Federal Government Ends Oversight Of Remdesivir Distribution

 

Other

FCC Announces 7-Day Application Period For Telehealth Funding

President Biden Announces Members Of The Biden-Harris Administration Covid-19 Health Equity Task Force

OMH Virtual Symposium On COVID-19

Save the Date: Advancing the Response to COVID-19

NIH Launches Clinical Trials Network To Test COVID-19 Vaccines And Other Prevention Tools

Deadline Extension For CHNAs Urged By American Hospital Association, The Catholic Health Association, And The Association Of American Medical Colleges

National COVID-19 Webinar Opportunities

National COVID-19 Webinar Opportunities

National COVID-19 Webinar Opportunities

NETEC To Hold Webinars
Care of Labor and Delivery Patients
Healthcare Workers and Masks

Press Ganey Provides COVID-19 Resources

The Joint Commission Extends Survey Activity Suspension Through End of May

Coronavirus Update, entitled: Caring with Limited Resources during the COVID-19 Crisis: A Compilation Of Resources For Your Team

The Joint Commission Statement on Use of Face Masks Brought From Home

UW Medicine COVID-19 Resource Site

Federal Disaster Resources

Office for Civil Rights COVID-19 and HIPAA: Disclosures to law enforcement, paramedics, other first responders and public health authorities

Protection of Public Health and Safety During COVID-19 Pandemic and Response  

CarePartners of Connecticut 

The President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America

Declaration of Public Health and Civil Preparedness Emergencies

Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

World Health Organization