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What Can We Do to Attain Health Equity?
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed gaps in equitable health coverage and equal access to health care. The solution to attain health equity is to engage all organizations - not just health care organizations and facilities - to work together. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed some guidance for community and faith-based organizations, private employers, public health agencies and state, tribal, local and territorial governments.
Web link    Date Added: 04/05/2021    Date Last Modified: Apr 5 2021 3:47PM  
CDC: Toolkit for Older Adults and People at Higher Risk
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created this online toolkit for health care providers to use to download information about COVID-19 to share with patients who may be at a higher risk of contracting the virus. 
Web link    Date Added: 02/24/2021    Date Last Modified: Feb 24 2021 4:44PM  
CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Information Resources for Health Care Providers
View these COVID-19 vaccine resources for health care providers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Web link    Date Added: 02/04/2021    Date Last Modified: Feb 4 2021 3:35PM  
CDC: COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit for Medical Centers, Clinics and Pharmacies
Medical centers, clinics and pharmacies can use or adapt these ready-made materials to build confidence about COVID-19 vaccination among your health care teams and other staff.
Web link    Date Added: 02/03/2021    Date Last Modified: Feb 3 2021 9:46AM  
CDC: Building Vaccine Confidence in Health Systems and Clinics
Information about the science supporting the COVID-19 vaccines, and tips for immunization coordinators for building vaccine confidence in your health center.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 02/02/2021    Date Last Modified: Feb 2 2021 6:16PM  
CDC: COVID-19 Data Tracker
Up-to-date data, maps and charts on COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration, updated daily by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Web link    Date Added: 02/02/2021    Date Last Modified: Feb 2 2021 5:55PM  
CDC: COVID-19 Data from the National Center for Health Statistics
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Center for Health Statistics provides the most recent data available on deaths, mental health, access to health care, loss of work and telemedicine.
Web link    Date Added: 02/02/2021    Date Last Modified: Feb 2 2021 6:03PM  
CDC: Resources for Health Care Providers
The latest science, vaccine administration information and patient-focused resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Web link    Date Added: 02/01/2021    Date Last Modified: Feb 1 2021 10:30AM  
CDC Guidance and Information Related to the COVID-19 Vaccines
What do you need to know to get a COVID-19 vaccine? View this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website for answers to your questions about the vaccine, including where to sign up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Web link    Date Added: 01/31/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 11 2021 12:57PM  
COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Toolkit for Community-Based Organizations: Getting Started
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created a virtual COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit for community-based organizations. The toolkit lists free resources community organizations can use to help educate the public about COVID-19 vaccines, raise awareness about the benefits of vaccination and address common questions and concerns.
Web link    Date Added: 01/28/2021    Date Last Modified: Jan 28 2021 4:26PM  
COVID-19 Vaccination Training Programs and Reference Materials for Health Care Professionals
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created a list of immunization training and educational materials, including basic and COVID-19-vaccine-specific information. This list includes information about vaccine storage and handling, vaccine administration, patient education and clinical materials.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 01/24/2021    Date Last Modified: Jan 22 2021 7:04PM  
What to Expect at Your Appointment to Get Vaccinated for COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed information about what to expect before, during and after you receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Web link    Date Added: 01/22/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 22 2021 10:50AM  
CDC Supplemental COVID-19 Vaccine Redistribution Agreement
Health care providers who are interested in storing and possibly redistributing COVID-19 vaccines should download, complete and submit this form to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 01/19/2021    Date Last Modified: Jan 19 2021 12:26PM  
For Healthcare Providers: Answers to COVID-19 Vaccination Logistics Questions
Watch this video from the Ad Council featuring Dr. Anthony Fauci and other leading health care professionals. This video is part of a series developed by the medical and health community for the medical and health community and features physicians and nurses addressing the topics of efficacy and safety of the new COVID-19 vaccines to help inspire better understanding and confidence about the vaccines and encourage health care providers to get vaccinated.
Video    Date Added: 01/19/2021    Date Last Modified: Jan 19 2021 6:24PM  
New COVID-19 Variants
What should you know about the new COVID-19 variants? Learn more from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Web link    Date Added: 01/12/2021    Date Last Modified: Jan 18 2021 11:19AM  
CDC Updated Recommendation for Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices issued updated guidance for allocation of the COVID-19 vaccine for federal, state and local jurisdictions implementing vaccination programs, Dec. 2020
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 01/07/2021    Date Last Modified: Jan 12 2021 1:43PM  
Strategies from the CDC for Optimizing PPE Supplies during Shortages
View strategies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to optimize personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies in health care settings.
Web link    Date Added: 01/05/2021    Date Last Modified: Jan 5 2021 4:37PM  
Project Firstline launches "Inside Infection Control" video series
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) launched a new video series for frontline workers featuring Dr. Abby Carlson, an infectious disease expert
Video    Date Added: 12/31/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 31 2020 11:28AM  
CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Policies and Guidance
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shares eight things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines.
Web link    Date Added: 12/31/2020    Date Last Modified: Jan 18 2021 11:15AM  
CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Policies and Guidance
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shares eight things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines.
Web link    Date Added: 12/31/2020    Date Last Modified: Jan 12 2021 1:40PM  
COVID-19 Vaccination Quick Guide
Download this one-page document for links to resources about the COVID-19 vaccines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 12/30/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 31 2020 9:36AM  
CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Program Provider Requirements and Support
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shares requirements and support for providers participating in the CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Program.
Web link    Date Added: 12/29/2020    Date Last Modified: Jan 12 2021 1:38PM  
New ICD-10 COVID-19 Diagnosis Codes
Effective Jan. 1, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics is implementing new diagnosis codes for COVID-19 into the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM).
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 12/29/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 29 2020 1:58PM  
Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine Emergency Use Authorization Fact Sheet
Instructions for preparation and administration of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine for health care providers administrating the vaccine.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 12/29/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 29 2020 11:05AM  
Post Vaccine Considerations for Healthcare Personnel
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides strategies for health care facilities to appropriately evaluate and manage post-vaccination signs and symptoms among health care personnel.
Web link    Date Added: 12/29/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 29 2020 8:55AM  
V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched the new "V-safe after vaccination" health checker. This web page features information on how to register and complete a health check-in, troubleshooting and FAQs.
Web link    Date Added: 12/29/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 29 2020 9:49AM  
Local Reactions, Systemic Reactions, Adverse Events, and Serious Adverse Events: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
Among all study vaccine recipients asked to complete diaries of their symptoms during the seven days after vaccination, 84.7% reported at least one local injection site reaction. By age group, 88.7% in the younger group (aged 18 to 55 years) and 79.7% in the older group (aged >55 years) reported at least one local reaction. To learn more, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Local Reactions webpage.
Web link    Date Added: 12/23/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 28 2020 10:28AM  
CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Program Provider Requirements and Support
Providers participating in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program can find information about the requirements of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) COVID-19 Vaccination Provider Agreement at COVID-19 Vaccination Provider Requirements and Support and on the websites listed in the footnotes of the agreement.
Web link    Date Added: 12/23/2020    Date Last Modified: Jan 12 2021 1:37PM  
Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
The new Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine webpage has information specific to Pfizer’s vaccine, including resources to assist providers in storing, handling, and administering the vaccine.
Web link    Date Added: 12/23/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 28 2020 10:18AM  
V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched the new v-safe after vaccination health checker. V-safe webpages feature information on how to register and complete a v-safe health check-in (including step-by-instructions with images), troubleshooting, FAQs and contact information for technical support. These webpages will be continuously updated with additional resources.
Web link    Date Added: 12/23/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 28 2020 9:58AM  
COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit: For Medical Centers, Clinics, and Clinicians
Medical centers, clinics and clinicians can use these ready-made materials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to build confidence about COVID-19 vaccination among your health care teams and staff.
Web link    Date Added: 12/23/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 23 2020 12:43PM  
COVID-19 Vaccination Recipient Education Toolkit: For Healthcare Professionals
Proven communication strategies and tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for effectively setting expectations and addressing questions from COVID-19 vaccine recipients.
Web link    Date Added: 12/23/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 23 2020 12:51PM  
COVID-19 Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit
A comprehensive guide from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that reflects best practices for vaccine storage and handling.
Web link    Date Added: 12/23/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 23 2020 12:56PM  
Interim Considerations: Preparing for the Potential Management of Anaphylaxis at COVID-19 Vaccination Sites
Anaphylaxis is an acute and potentially life-threatening serious allergic reaction. These clinical considerations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide information on preparing for the initial assessment and management of anaphylaxis following COVID-19 vaccination.
Web link    Date Added: 12/22/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 22 2020 5:39PM  
Post COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations for Residents, Patients
While this guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is intended for long-term care facilities, it could also be applied to patients in other health care settings. These considerations are based on the current understanding of signs and symptoms following COVID-19 vaccination, including timing and duration, and might change as experience with the vaccine accumulates.
Web link    Date Added: 12/22/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 22 2020 5:44PM  
Post COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations for Health Care Personnel
Strategies are needed for health care facilities to appropriately evaluate and manage post-vaccination signs and symptoms among health care personnel. These considerations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are based on the current understanding of signs and symptoms following COVID-19 vaccination, including timing and duration, and might change as experience with the vaccine accumulates.
Web link    Date Added: 12/22/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 22 2020 5:42PM  
CDC: COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults
The latest information from the Centers for Diseave Control and Preventin (CDC) about COVID-19 and older adults.
Web link    Date Added: 12/22/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 22 2020 11:39AM  
CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit
View this online communications toolkit about COVID-19 for medical centers, clinics and clinicians from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Web link    Date Added: 12/16/2020    Date Last Modified: Jan 12 2021 1:36PM  
CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Website
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed clinical resources for each COVID-19 vaccine.
Web link    Date Added: 12/16/2020    Date Last Modified: Jan 12 2021 1:39PM  
COVID-19 Vaccination Training and Education Materials
The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention has posted training and education materials for health care professionals to access to help with the storage and administration of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Web link    Date Added: 12/10/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 10 2020 10:35AM  
Healthcare Professional Preparedness Checklist For Transport and Arrival of Patients With Confirmed or Possible COVID-19
View this information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to understand the recommendations for preparing to transport or receive a patient or resident with a confirmed or possible case of COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 11/24/2020    Date Last Modified: Nov 24 2020 1:36PM  
COVID-19 Questions and Answers: For People Who Use Drugs or Have Substance Use Disorder
How should you provide treatment for someone who has a substance use disorder during the COVID-19 public health emergency? Read this guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn more. lists answers to questions for patients, family members and caregivers, as well as
Web link    Date Added: 10/07/2020    Date Last Modified: Oct 7 2020 2:28PM  
CDC-IDSA Clinical Management Support
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has partnered with the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) to offer a new service to clinicians treating COVID-19 patients. Clinicians who have questions about the clinical management of patients with COVID-19 can call the main CDC information line at 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636). Calls from clinicians will be triaged by CDC to a group of IDSA volunteer clinicians for peer-to-peer support.
Web link    Date Added: 08/05/2020    Date Last Modified: Aug 5 2020 5:03PM  
Key Considerations for Transferring Patients to Relief Health Care Facilities when Responding to Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States
Health care systems typically have uneven distribution of COVID-19 cases, with some regions’ health care systems experiencing patient surges while others have excess capacity for patient care. This guidance is for state and local emergency medical planners and all health care facilities, especially facilities in rural areas. The guidance outlines considerations around the transfer of patients, staff, and supplies between health care facilities to optimize patient care, balance resources, and minimize use of crisis care standards.
Web link    Date Added: 07/20/2020    Date Last Modified: Jul 20 2020 6:28PM  
CDC Launches Natural Disasters and COVID-19 Response Website
Planning and preparing for hurricanes and other natural disasters can be stressful, even more so during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a new website, Natural Disasters, Severe Weather, and COVID-19, that includes information on preparedness and recovery during the COVID-19 response and what the general public can do to keep themselves safe.
Web link    Date Added: 07/17/2020    Date Last Modified: Jul 17 2020 2:10PM  
Video: Visiting friends and family with higher risk for severe illness
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created this animated video with tips for what to do when visiting friends and family who are at higher risk for severe illness during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Video    Date Added: 07/09/2020    Date Last Modified: Jul 9 2020 7:12PM  
Training for Health Care Professionals
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists online training opportunities for health care professionals related to COVID-19, infection prevention, emergency preparedness and other topics.
Web link    Date Added: 07/07/2020    Date Last Modified: Jul 30 2020 2:33PM  
Public Health Media Library Podcasts
Catch up on the latest findings about COVID-19 and other infections and diseases by listening to podcasts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Web link    Date Added: 07/05/2020    Date Last Modified: Jul 1 2020 4:00PM  
Updated Health Care Infection Prevention and Control FAQs for COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention frequently asked questions have been updated based on feedback from frontline professionals to assist health care personnel and facilities in preventing transmission of COVID-19 in health care settings.
Web link    Date Added: 06/23/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 23 2020 6:29PM  
Personal Protective Equipment Burn Rate Calculator Tutorial and App
View this webpage from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help estimate the amount of personal protective equipment being used over time.
Web link    Date Added: 06/16/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 15 2020 7:29PM  
Using Telehealth to Expand Access to Essential Health Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides this guidance to health care systems and practices regarding the adoption and delivery of teleheath services.
Web link    Date Added: 06/16/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 15 2020 7:25PM  
Updated Guidance from the CDC for Using Personal Protective Equipment
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidance about putting on personal protective equipment to help health care providers ensure respirators and eye protection fit properly when worn together. The CDC has also removed a second hand hygiene step from step 6 in How to Put On (Don) PPE Gear.
Web link    Date Added: 06/15/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 15 2020 7:11PM  
Clinical Questions and Answers about COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides updates about COVID-19 on its Q&A webpage.
Web link    Date Added: 06/15/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 15 2020 7:20PM  
Overview of Testing for SARS CoV-2
Reference this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage for guidance on appropriate use of testing for SARS CoV-2.
Web link    Date Added: 06/15/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 15 2020 7:35PM  
How to Safely Take Off Personal Protective Equipment
Watch this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention video demonstration to learn how to remove personal protective equipment. (4 minutes 15 seconds)
Video    Date Added: 06/09/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 9 2020 2:08PM  
How to Safely Put on Personal Protective Equipment
Watch this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention video demonstration to get the latest information on how to put on personal protective equipment. (4 minutes 15 seconds)
Video    Date Added: 06/09/2020    Date Last Modified: Aug 25 2020 9:33AM  
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Emergency Department Visits - United States, Jan. 1, 2019 - May 30, 2020
View this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report for more information.
Web link    Date Added: 06/08/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 8 2020 6:24PM  
How COVID-19 Spreads
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates its COVID-19 transmission webpage to clarify information about how the virus spreads.
Web link    Date Added: 06/01/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 6:04PM  
COVID-19 Module Data Dashboard
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Healthcare Safety Network introduces a module to allow hospitals to report personal protective equipment supply status and availability, health care worker staffing, and inpatient and ICU bed occupancy.
Web link    Date Added: 05/27/2020    Date Last Modified: May 27 2020 6:05PM  
When You Can be Around Others After You Had or Likely Had COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides recommendations for when you can begin to be with other people after you likely had or had been ill with COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 05/26/2020    Date Last Modified: May 26 2020 6:46PM  
What Workers and Employers Can Do to Manage Workplace Fatigue during COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides general strategies for use in managing workplace fatigue and to work safely.
Web link    Date Added: 05/26/2020    Date Last Modified: May 22 2020 3:26PM  
Training for Healthcare Professionals
Visit this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage for learning opportunities related to COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 05/26/2020    Date Last Modified: Jul 30 2020 2:33PM  
Framework for Healthcare Systems Providing Non-COVID-19 Clinical Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a framework for delivering non-COVID-19 health care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Web link    Date Added: 05/25/2020    Date Last Modified: May 22 2020 3:15PM  
Symptoms of Coronavirus
View this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage for further guidance on the symptoms of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).
Web link    Date Added: 05/14/2020    Date Last Modified: May 14 2020 6:26PM  
How to Cope with Job Stress and Build Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Tips for Employees
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides guidance on the criticality of recognizing what stress looks like, steps to build resilience, manage job stress and know where to go if help is needed.
Web link    Date Added: 05/12/2020    Date Last Modified: May 12 2020 5:29PM  
Ten Ways Health Care Systems Can Operate Effectively During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has gathered experiences from health care systems and lists practical approaches to help protect health care personnel, patient and communities as they respond to COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 05/12/2020    Date Last Modified: May 12 2020 4:54PM  
How to Cope with Stress and Build Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Tips for Health Care Workers and First Responders
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides guidance for health care personnel and first responders to recognize what stress looks like, steps to build resilience and cope with stress, and know where to go if you need help.
Web link    Date Added: 05/12/2020    Date Last Modified: May 12 2020 5:24PM  
Guidance for U.S. Health Care Facilities about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers guidance for health care facilities.
Web link    Date Added: 05/05/2020    Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 6:54PM  
CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Videos
Visit this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage to view COVID-19 related videos.
Web link    Date Added: 05/05/2020    Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 6:58PM  
Ten Clinical Tips on COVID-19 for Healthcare Providers Involved in Patient Care
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a printable PDF version of these 10 clinical tips.
Web link    Date Added: 05/05/2020    Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 7:12PM  
Clinical Care Guidance for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Visit this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage to learn more about clinical care guidance for health care professionals related to COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 05/05/2020    Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 6:50PM  
NHSN COVID-19 Module Data Dashboard
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) COVID-19 Module Data Dashboard to show the percent of inpatient hospital beds that are occupied and the percent of intensive care unit beds that are occupied by state.
Web link    Date Added: 05/04/2020    Date Last Modified: May 4 2020 10:46PM  
Evaluating and Testing Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed updated priorities for testing patients who are suspected to be infected with COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 05/04/2020    Date Last Modified: May 4 2020 11:33PM  
Updated Discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions and Disposition of Patients with COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided interim guidance regarding discontinuing transmission-based precautions and discharging hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 05/04/2020    Date Last Modified: May 4 2020 11:36PM  
Updated Personal Protective Equipment Burn Rate Calculator - Mobile app version
The Personal Protective Equipment Burn Rate Calculator is now available as an app.
Web link    Date Added: 05/04/2020    Date Last Modified: May 4 2020 11:39PM  
Symptom-Based Strategy to Discontinue Isolation for Persons with COVID-19
View this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage to review updates to the symptom-based strategy to discontinue isolation for persons with COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 05/04/2020    Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 6:41PM  
Emergency Department Visits Percentage of Visits for COVID-19-Like Illness or Influenza-like Illness
Visit this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) webpage for a weekly surveillance summary of U.S. COVID-19 activity.
Web link    Date Added: 04/28/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 11:43PM  
CDC Novel Coronavirus Reports
Read the latest reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Web link    Date Added: 04/28/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 11:38PM  
Contact Tracing: Part of a Multipronged Approach to Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic
This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's webpage highlights basic principles of contact tracing to stop COVID-19 transmission; detailed guidance for health departments and potential contact tracers is forthcoming.
Web link    Date Added: 04/24/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 24 2020 4:22PM  
COVID-19 in Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides information regarding the effects of COVID-19 on the health of racial and ethnic minority groups.
Web link    Date Added: 04/24/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 24 2020 4:19PM  
COVID-19 Surge
COVID-19 surge is a spreadsheet-based tool that hospital administrators and public health officials can use to estimate the surge in demand for hospital-based services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Web link    Date Added: 04/24/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 24 2020 4:47PM  
Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 in Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities
View these recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 in outpatient hemodialysis facilities
Web link    Date Added: 04/22/2020    Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 2:09PM  
Return to Work for Health Care Personnel with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19
This updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers decisions about return to work for health care personnel with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 04/21/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 22 2020 10:34PM  
Updated Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings
This guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been updated to include the recommendation that all U.S. health care facilities put policies into place requiring everyone entering the facility to practice source control, regardless of symptoms.
Web link    Date Added: 04/21/2020    Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 2:08PM  
Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure in a Healthcare Setting to Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Update: This interim guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was updated to align with revisions to the public health recommendations for community-related exposure to COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 04/21/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 22 2020 10:49PM  
Stress and Coping
Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's webpage to learn about strategies to help cope with stress and anxiety during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency.
Web link    Date Added: 04/17/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 17 2020 9:21PM  
CDC Training Courses Related to COVID-19 for Health Care Professionals
View this list of online training sessions for health care professionals related to COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Web link    Date Added: 04/16/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 27 2020 12:47PM  
Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) answers frequently asked questions about how to wear a cloth face covering.
Web link    Date Added: 04/15/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:04AM  
COCA Webinar: Guidance for Certifying Deaths Due to COVID-19
On April 16, 2020, the CDC Clinician Outreach and Community Activity (COCA) presented a webinar to provide guidance to death certifiers on proper cause-of-death certification for cases where confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection resulted in death.
Video    Date Added: 04/15/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 9:53AM  
CDC COVID-19 Module Update: Healthcare Worker Staffing and Supplies Pathways
Get the important information from this April 14, 2020, training webinar presented by CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).
Video    Date Added: 04/13/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 1:03PM  
The Official White House Response to COVID-19
Keep up with the important work the Task Force is doing in response to COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 04/13/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 1:36PM  
CDC Social Media Toolkit
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created this social media toolkit to help localize efforts in responding to the virus that causes COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 04/09/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:17AM  
Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19
This interim guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pertains to critical infrastructure workers.
Web link    Date Added: 04/09/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:07AM  
CMS Teleconference: Lessons from the Front Lines -- COVID-19
On April 3, 2020, CMS Administrator Seema Verma, Deborah Birx, MD, White House Coronavirus Task Force, and officials from the FDA, CDC, and FEMA participated in a call on COVID-19 flexibilities.
Audio    Date Added: 04/07/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 8:59AM  
CDC Update for Rural Health Partners, Stakeholders and Communities on the 2019 Coronavirus Disease Response
This April 8, 2020, webinar by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided a COVID-19 update for rural health partners.
Video    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:18AM  
Cloth Face Coverings: Questions and Answers
Answers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about cloth face coverings
Web link    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:03AM  
Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators
This CDC document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of disposable N95 filtering facepiece respirators (commonly called “N95 respirators”) in health care settings when there is limited supply.
Web link    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 1:39PM  
How to Make Your Own Face Covering
This is a 45-second video demonstration from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Video    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:06AM  
CDC Launches New Weekly COVID-19 Surveillance Report
The report, updated each Friday, summarizes and interprets key indicators, including information related to COVID-19 outpatient visits, emergency department visits, hospitalizations and deaths, as well as laboratory data.
Web link    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:15AM  
Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how to wear a cloth face covering
Web link    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:03AM  
Coronavirus Emergency Management Best Practices
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) compiled the best practices and lessons learned that communities have already faced fighting COVID-19
Web link    Date Added: 04/03/2020    Date Last Modified: May 6 2020 8:52AM  
COVID-19 Updated Long-Term Care Facility Guidance
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are issuing new recommendations to state and local governments and long-term care facilities (also known as nursing homes) to help mitigate the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 04/03/2020    Date Last Modified: May 6 2020 8:55AM  
New COVID-19 Coding Guidelines
Ensemble Health Partners provides the latest coding updates due to COVID-19.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 04/02/2020    Date Last Modified: May 11 2020 11:11AM  
CDC Communication Resources for Travelers
Here are the CDC's public health communication options at U.S. ports of entry.
Web link    Date Added: 04/02/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:14AM  
Disinfecting Your Facility If Someone Is Sick
Here are some everyday steps, steps when someone is sick, and considerations for employers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Web link    Date Added: 04/02/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:04AM  
CDC Public Service Announcements (PSAs)
Transcripts and audio recordings of the CDC's public service announcements can be found here.
Web link    Date Added: 04/02/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 1 2020 10:16AM  
What To Do If You Are Sick
Follow these steps from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Web link    Date Added: 03/30/2020    Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 8:32AM  
CDC Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling and Testing Clinical Specimens from Persons for COVID-19
Here are the latest COVID-19 guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Web link    Date Added: 03/27/2020    Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 9:07AM  
CDC Preparedness Tools for Health Care Professionals and Facilities Responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Here is a list of the latest COVID-19 tools from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Web link    Date Added: 03/26/2020    Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 8:55AM  
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator
The CDC's Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator is a spreadsheet-based model that helps health care facilities plan and optimize the use of PPE for response to COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 03/25/2020    Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 10:17AM  
Underlying Medical Conditions and People at Higher Risk for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
During this Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) call, presenters focus on current information about people who are higher risk for COVID-19 complications because of their age or underlying medical conditions, particularly those that are not well-controlled.
WebEx    Date Added: 03/24/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 2 2020 2:12PM  
How to Protect Yourself and Others
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides guidelines about COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 03/19/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 2 2020 1:35PM  
Share Facts About COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides facts about coronavirus (COVID-19) to help stop the spread of rumors.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 03/19/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 2 2020 1:49PM  
CDC Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE and Equipment
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), surge capacity is a useful framework to approach a decreased supply of PPE during the COVID-19 response.
Web link    Date Added: 03/18/2020    Date Last Modified: May 28 2020 9:08AM  
CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 Website
What you need to know from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Web link    Date Added: 03/11/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 12:15PM  
CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 Website
What you need to know from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Web link    Date Added: 03/11/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 12:11PM  
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Communications Resources
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides guidance documents, videos and toolkits about COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 03/04/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 1:03PM  
CDC Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators
This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators (commonly called “N95 respirators”) in health care settings when there is limited supply.
Web link    Date Added: 03/04/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 4 2020 8:27AM  
Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Work Restrictions for Health Care Personnel with Potential Exposure to COVID-19
This interim CDC guidance is intended to assist with assessment of risk and application of work restrictions for asymptomatic health care personnel (HCP) with potential exposure to patients, visitors, or other HCP with confirmed COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 03/04/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 1:12PM  
Evaluating and Testing Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated recommendations for testing, specimen collection, and reporting patients and reporting positive test results.
Web link    Date Added: 03/04/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 12:27PM  
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Communications Resources
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides guidance documents, videos and toolkits about COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 03/04/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 1:06PM  
What You Need to Know About Handwashing
This CDC video answers important questions about hand washing and hand sanitizer.
Video    Date Added: 12/16/2019    Date Last Modified: Jun 3 2020 12:54PM