Medical associations, government agencies, and publishers have developed and compiled resources related to COVID-19. The list below includes those that we have found most helpful.
American Medical Association (AMA): A Physician's Guide to COVID-19 provides a wealth of links and resources to help facilities prepare and protect staff.
- The AMA released the results of a nationwide survey on the Impact of COVID-19 on Physician Practice. (October 2020)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Coronavirus (COVID-19) includes information for many groups:
- Testing Online Tool: CDC has introduced an interactive, mobile-friendly online tool which complements CDC Testing Guidelines. Topics covered include whether to order testing, what kind of test to order, how to interpret the result, what to do with conflicting results, whether confirmatory testing is necessary and how vaccination affects decisions for testing.
- Social Media Toolkit: Sample messages and graphics related to various COVID-19 topics for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
- Healthcare professionals: Surge Tool, PPE Burn Rate Calculator, information to Protect Patients, and Workers and Facility Guidance
- Communities, including Child Care, School, and Youth Programs. This page includes answers to FAQs for school and daycare administrators and information about students who require asthma treatments
Elsevier's Novel Coronavirus Information Center hosts COVID-19 papers that are free to access.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidance for conducting clinical trials during the pandemic. All FDA press releases can be found here.
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Compounding Standards page outlines considerations and notifications. USP has also released a COVID-19 Vaccine Handling Toolkit that provides critical information to pharmacists, doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, health profession students, physician assistants, and others handling COVID-19 vaccines.
Trust for America’s Health held a webinar on October 21 on Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccine Access, Safety and Utilization: Building Vaccination Confidence in Communities of Color. The recording, transcript, and slides are available here.