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 

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

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

ACOFP ACTION

ACOFP Letter to Congress April 30, 2020
ACOFP PPE Position Statement  April 6, 2020
COVID-19 Update from Alston & Bird
Insights from a State Health Official 
ACOFP Request Letter to Congress 
March 19, 2020
ACOFP Coronavirus Blog posts:
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   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

Coronavirus Could be a Hybrid of Two Species 
Combining PCR and CT Testing for COVID-19
Hydroxychloroquine for Treatment of COVID-19 Study
The Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 in Europe and the US
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
The Race for Coronavirus Vaccines: A Graphical Guide
Coronavirus Blood Clot Mystery Intensifies
Progesterone to Reduce Inflammation in COVID-19
Thrombolysis:  Treatment for Atypical ARDS in COVID-19 
Potential Role of JAK Inhibitors in Managing COVID-19
Vitamin D Role in COVID-19 Mortality
ACE2 and TMPRSS2 Suggest Susceptibility to COVID-19
Post-Crisis World Changes
Large-Vessel Stroke Presenting Feature of COVID-19
Updated COVID-19 Peak Dates by State 
Impact of COVID-19 on Outpatient Visits
Neutralization of Coronavirus to Blocks Receptors
Antibody Test Accuracy
COVID Plasma Treatment 
Promising COVID-19 Treatment Research 
Convalescent Plasma Treatment for COVID-19
RAAS Inhibitors in Patients with COVID-19 
COVID-19 Vaccine Study
COVID-19 Spoon-Feed Guide
FREE Liquid I.V. for COVID-19  
Seattle ICU Intensivist's COVID-19 One-Pager 
ACGME Guidelines
UWashington-Medicine COVID-19 Resource
SCC ICU Care for Non-ICU Trained Physicians  

PHYSICIAN WELLNESS 

Free Physician Support Line
positive health research
Positive psychology center
positive neuroscience
foundations of positive psychology specialization
physician burnout: steps forward
authentic happiness
Is an optimistic mind associated with a healthy heart?
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    

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS)

Pay Parity for Audio-Only Visits
Second Round of Changes for Health Care
Fact Sheet on Regulatory Changes 
Emergency Declaration Waivers & Flexibilities  
UPDATED (4/30/20)
IFC Revisions in Response to COVID-19
(4/30/20)
Hospital Outpatient & Partial Hospitalization Services
(4/30/20)
Lab Test Codes for COVID-19, Influenza, RSV  
(4/30/20)
Home Health Agencies
UPDATED (4/30/20)
Physicians and Other Practitioners
UPDATED (4/30/20)
Ambulances  
UPDATED (4/30/20)
Hospitals
UPDATED (4/30/20)
Teaching Hospitals, Physicians & Medical Residents
UPDATED (4/30/20)
Long Term Care Facilities
UPDATED (4/30/20)
Hospices
UPDATED (4/30/20)
Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
UPDATED (4/30/20)
Long Term Care Hospitals Care Hospitals
UPDATED (4/30/20)
RHCs and FQHCs 
UPDATED (4/30/20)
Laboratories
UPDATED (4/30/20)
End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Facilities
UPDATED (4/30/20)
Durable Medical Equipment
UPDATED (4/30/20)
Participants in Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program
UPDATED (4/2/20)
Medicare Advantage and Part D Plans
UPDATED (4/30/20)
State Medicaid & Basic Health Programs
(4/30/20)
Medicare Shared Savings Program Participants  
(4/30/20)

 

FEDERAL LEGISLATION

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 
Updated June 5, 2020


CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

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)

COVID-19 Main Resource Page 
COVID-19 Online Training
Live WHO Briefings 
Advice for Health Care Workers