Coronavirus Resources for Physicians

Family medicine physicians are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. ACOFP has compiled a list of websites, government guidelines and other useful material so that ACOFP members can find the necessary information in one place. 


Important Note: The information provided on COVID-19 or through the included links has not been vetted or endorsed by ACOFP. The clinical judgement of the health care professional should always prevail.


COMPLIMENTARY ACOFP OMT VIDEOS FOR COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

PPE Resources Page 

COVID-19 Patient Education Handouts


H1N1 v. COVID-19 Video by David Park, DO, FACOFP 

AOA Online Course: OMM Techniques Addressing Respiratory Symptoms of COVID-19

ACOFP ACTION

COVID-19 Patient Education Handouts
ACOFP Letter to Congress April 30, 2020

ACOFP PPE Position Statement  April 6, 2020
ACOFP Request Letter to Congress 
March 19, 2020
ACOFP Coronavirus Blog posts:
   The 411 on PRF
   Student Loan Relief During Pandemic
   SBA's PPP Loan Forgiveness
   Lessons from the Past Inform the Present

   The Racist Virus        
   An Osteopathic Approach to Telemedicine
   Howling for Health Care
   Handling Volume Challenges Related to COVID-19
   
EDS & Hypermobility Center Approach to Care  
   Small Victories    
   Uncertain Times Unite Us 
   
Creating a Positive Team Culture During Pandemic      
   Caring for COVID-19 Patients
   Personal Effects of Pandemic on Physicians 
   COVID-19: How to Protect Ourselves 
          

INFORMATIONAL ARTICLES

T Cell Immunity in COVID-19
Insurance Claims Characteristics of COIVD-19
Factors Associated with Death in COVID-19
Early Results Show Vaccine Is Safe
COVID-19 Vaccine Development
Decline in Antibody Response over Time
Hyperglycaemia Death Risk Factor from COIVD-19
Kawasaki-Like Symptoms in Adults
Nanobodies and COVID-19
Extrapulmonary Manifestations of COVID-19
States Ranked by COVID-19 Positivity
Delirium in Elderly with COVID-19
JAMA Review: Pathophysiology of COVID-19
Fighting Airborn Coronovirus the Wrong Way
Low-Dose Lung Radiation for COVID-19
BCG Vaccine Protection from Severe COVID-19
Repeat Testing to Prevent Spread
Disease Severity Neutrophil Signatures
New Generation of COVID-19 Test Coming
Gastrointestinal Symptoms & Fecal Shredding
Age as Marker of COVID-19 Severity
Treatment of COVID-19 with Colchicine
Nursing Home Statistics in New York
Hospitalizations for Rheumatic Patients with COVID-19
Mapping the T Cell Response to COVID-19
Using Influenza to Estimate COVID Prevalence
Study on Anakinra for Severe COVID-19  
Contact Tracing Facts
Male + Renal Disease = Higher COVID-19 Risk
Infectious Disease Guide to Treating COVID-19
Longer Spread Time of Asymptomatic People  
Positive Cases Could be Doubled
Immunogenicity of a DNA Vaccine Candidate
Analysis of 148 COVID-19 Symptom Studies
Surveillance Testing of COVID-19
Strategies for Controlling the Spread
COVID-19 Can Last Several Months
Rapid Inactivation with LED Irradiation  
Can We Learn from Encephalitis Lethargica?
Paradoxical Trends During Pandemic
Update on Management of Hospitalized Adults
German Studies on Pathophysiology of COVID-19
Stanford University Antiviral Research Database
Genomewide Association Study of Severe COVID-19
Self-Swabbing Tests Are Accurate
Consecutive False-Negative Results after Recovery
Isolation of Potent SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibodies
Asymptomatic Progression of COVID-19
Testing Swabs may have Transmitted COVID
Antibody Response in Patients with Severe Disease
Fluoxetine May Inhibit SARS-CoV-2
COVID-19 Basic Science
False Negative Challenges for COVID-19
Multiorgan and Renal Tropism of SARS-CoV-2
Are Patients Dying 'from' COVID or 'with' COVID?
Efficacy of a Test-Retest Strategy
Can Existing Vaccines Help Prevent COVID-19?
Quarantine Prevented Millions of Infectious Diseases
Half of Cases Traced to Asymptomatic Carriers   
Long Term Rehab for COVID-19 Survivors
Coronavirus Could be a Hybrid of Two Species 
Combining PCR and CT Testing for COVID-19
Hydroxychloroquine for Treatment of COVID-19 Study
Saliva More Sensitive to Detection than Nasal Swabs
ECHO to Address COVID-19 & Diabetes
Positive Initial Results for Vaccine
Statin Use for COVID-19 Patients
ACE2 Treatment for COVID-19: Hiding in Plain Sight
Social Distancing Measures Reduced Growth Rate
Characterization & Clinical Course COVID-19 Patients
Lifetime of Droplet Importance in COVID-19
Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome (PIMS)
Estimating Fatality Rate of COVID-19
Vitamin D and COVID-19 
Infection Fatality Rate in Symptomatic Cases
Progesterone to Reduce Inflammation in COVID-19
Thrombolysis: Atypical ARDS in COVID-19 Treatment 
Potential Role of JAK Inhibitors in Managing COVID-19
ACE2 and TMPRSS2 Suggest Susceptibility to COVID-19
Large-Vessel Stroke Presenting Feature of COVID-19

 

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS)

CMS Reopening Guidelines for Providers
COVID-19 Testing Site List
Nursing Home COVID-19 Updates
Pay Parity for Audio-Only Visits
Second Round of Changes for Health Care
Fact Sheet on Regulatory Changes 
Emergency Declaration Waivers & Flexibilities  

IFC Revisions in Response to COVID-19

Hospital Outpatient & Partial Hospitalization Services

Lab Test Codes for COVID-19, Influenza, RSV  

Home Health Agencies

Physicians and Other Practitioners

Ambulances  

Hospitals

Teaching Hospitals, Physicians & Medical Residents

Long Term Care Facilities

Hospices

Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities

Long Term Care Hospitals Care Hospitals

RHCs and FQHCs 

Laboratories

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Facilities

Durable Medical Equipment

Participants in Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program

Medicare Advantage and Part D Plans

State Medicaid & Basic Health Programs

Medicare Shared Savings Program Participants

 

FEDERAL LEGISLATION

WHITE HOUSE REOPENING AMERICA GUIDELINES
FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT   
CARES ACT (CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF AND ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT) 
CARES ACT SUMMARY 
CARES ACT PROVIDER RELIEF FUND
   Terms and Conditions
   Providers That Received Funds 


CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

CDC-MMWR Surveys to Inform Prevention
CDC Weekly Update 6.26.20
New CDC Testing Recommendations  
CDC Report on COVID-19 Cases 
CDC Guide for Antibody Testing
Coronavirus.gov 
Return to Work Criteria 
Information for Health Care Professionals
Resources for Health Care Facilities

How COVID-19 Spreads
Symptoms
Prevention & Treatment
Testing
Frequently Asked Questions
Stigma Related to COVID-19
What You Need to Know
Situation Summary
Interim Guidance for Mass Gatherings 
Information for Travel

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

WHO Global Research database
WHO Strategy and planning
WHO Rolling updates on COvid-19
COVID-19 Situation board

COVID-19 Main Resource Page
 
COVID-19 Online Training
Live WHO Briefings 
Advice for Health Care Workers 
WHO discontinues treatments
global community unites to track COVID-19
who acknowledges airborne spread
WHO Mythbusters - for patients

 

PHYSICIAN WELLNESS 

FREE PHYSICIAN SUPPORT LINE 
POSITIVE HEALTH RESEARCH 
POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY CENTER 
FOUNDATIONS OF POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY SPECIALIZATION 
PHYSICIAN BURNOUT: STEPS FORWARD
14 FITNESS APPS FREE TO FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
MAINTAINING YOUR HEALTH DURING A PANDEMIC
HEADSPACE IS NOW FREE FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS 
TAKING CARE OF OURSELVES DURING AN OUTBREAK