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.


NFID Call to Action: The Dangers of Influenza and COVID-19 in Adults with Chronic Health Conditions

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

INFORMATIONAL ARTICLES

Inhaled Interferon to Treat COVID-19
Potential Impacts of COVID-19 on Fertility
Risk Prediction Study on Medicare Patients
False Positive Warning from FDA
Post Acute COVID-19 Syndrome Effects  
Predictors of In-Hospital Mortality
Macrolides Use with COVID-19
COVID-19 Is a Syndemic; Not a Pandemic
Diagnostic Sensitivity with Nasal Testing
Transmission Within Households
Mild or Moderate COVID-19
Data Guided Testing Choices
No Benefit from Tocilizumab Treatment
Crowding and the Shape of the Epidemic
Antibody Structures Inform Therapy Strategies
The Role of Environmental Factors on Spread
Study of Transmission from College Students
Estimating Dynamics through Viral Load
Ventilation Management Study
Metformin Decreases Severity in SNF Patients
Lessons to Develop Responsive Models
COVID-19 Testing Insights
Vitamin D Reduced Adverse Outcomes
Algorithm to Prevent Spread in SNF
When to Quarantine with COVID-19
Herd Immunity & Implications for Control
Infection Rates in Nursing Facilities
Inhaled Antibodies for COVID-29 Treatment
Risks/Benefits of Antibiotics with COVID-19
Risk for In-Hospital Complications  
Excess Deaths Associated with COVID-19
Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Mortality
Neurologic Manifestations in COVID-19 
Study Shows Isolation Works
Why Spike Mutations Matter
Research on Prevention & Treatment
A Molecular Trap Against COVID-19
Statin Use Related to Severity & Recovery
COVID Protein Hijacks Pain Receptors
New Protein Found in COVID-19
Racial Differences in Presentations 
Severe COVID-19 Infection Information
Change in COVID-19 Antibodies over 60 Days
Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Intervention
Neutralizing Antibodies in Outpatient Setting  
Management of COVID Patients in MICU
COVID-19 and the Path to Immunity
Graphic Considerations for Antigen Tests
Change in Characteristics of Donated Blood
Relationship Between ARB, ACEI and Mortality Rate
Immunity Considerations for Vaccine Strategies
COVID-19 Mortality Risk Prediction Model
CDK an Established Risk Factor for COVID-19
Single-Cell RNA Expression Map of COVID-19
Broad Spectrum Antiviral Targeting COVID-19
The Importance of Superspreading Events - Boston
Single Dose Nasal Spray May Protect Against Virus
Effectiveness of Statins in COVID-19
Risk Factors, Presentation, Course of COVID-19
All Forms of Vitamin B May Help Fight COVID-19
Pediatric Study of Viral Overload
Inflammatory Markers Help Predict Severity
Successful Intranasal Vaccine Study
Prevalence of Infection in Asymptomatic Children
Effect of Convalescent Plasma on Mortality
Study of Spleen & Lymph Nodes with COVID-19
Famotidine: Alternative Antiviral for COVID-19
LA's Homeless Population Resists COVID-19
Long-Haulers Are Redefining COVID-19
Potential Treatment Pathway
Structural Analysis of COVID-19 Virus Spike
Immune Response and Severity Prediction
Mandate to Redefine Preventive Care
Synthetic Nanobody Blocks COVID-19
Interleukin-6 Inhibitors Reduce Severity 
Immunothrombotic Dysregulation
Viable Virus in Hospital Room Air 
Return-to-Work Criteria for Health Care
The Role of Super Spreaders
Antibodies in Health Care Personnel
Fatal Pulmonary Fibrosis and COVID-19
Models to Inform COVID-19 Decisions
Nursing Home Crisis of COVID-19 Surge
Where COVID-19 Is Spreading Fastest/Slowest
Live COVID-19 Virus in Aerosol in Hospital
Trends in Emergency Department Visits
Sulfated Polysaccharides Effectively Inhibit COVID-19
Incubation Period of COVID-19: Meta-Analysis
Post-Discharge Symptoms and Rehab Needs
Structural Basis for Neutralization by Antibody
GI Symptoms with COVID-19
Special Risks for Pregnant Women with COVID-19
Lingering COVID-19 Problems Alarm Scientists
Tracking Our COVID Response
Mathematical Models to Guide Pandemic Response
Coagulation Dysfunction Associated with Severity
T Cell Immunity in COVID-19
Immunological Misfiring in Severe COVID-19
Factors Associated with Death in COVID-19
COVID-19 Vaccine Development
Kawasaki-Like Symptoms in Adults
Nanobodies and COVID-19
Extrapulmonary Manifestations of COVID-19
Delirium in Elderly with COVID-19
JAMA Review: Pathophysiology of COVID-19
Fighting Airborne Coronovirus the Wrong Way
Low-Dose Lung Radiation for COVID-19
Repeat Testing to Prevent Spread
Gastrointestinal Symptoms & Fecal Shredding
Using Influenza to Estimate COVID Prevalence
Contact Tracing Facts
Infectious Disease Guide to Treating COVID-19
Longer Spread Time of Asymptomatic People  
Self-Swabbing Tests Are Accurate
Isolation of Potent SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibodies
Asymptomatic Progression of COVID-19
Antibody Response in Patients with Severe Disease
Fluoxetine May Inhibit SARS-CoV-2
False Negative Challenges for COVID-19
Are Patients Dying 'from' COVID or 'with' COVID?
Quarantine Prevented Millions of Infectious Diseases
Half of Cases Traced to Asymptomatic Carriers   
Saliva More Sensitive to Detection than Nasal Swabs
Statin Use for COVID-19 Patients

GLOBAL COVID-19 NEWS 

HOW TAIWAN WENT 200 DAYS WITHOUT A CASE
MULTIMORBIDITY, POLYPHARMACY & COVID-19, UK
INFECTION IN HEALTH WORKERS IN INDIA
SINGAPORE OUTBREAK FROM CONTAMINATED FOOD 
AFRICA'S LOW COVID-19 DEATH RATE
CANADIAN GOVERNMENT COVID-19 HOMEPAGE
ELIMINATION OF TRANSMISSION IN NEW ZEALAND 
ROLE CHILDREN MAY PLAY IN TRANSMISSION, KOREA 


TELEMEDICINE

When to Use Telehealth - for patients
Cogenerating Telemedicine Visit Notes with Patients
Telemedicine Virtual Doctor's Lounge 
PowerPoint 

HHS Telehealth Site 
Telehealth Toolkit  

AOA Telemedicine Guide
A&B Summary of Telehealth Provisions in CMS Policy 
A&B Guide to Telehealth Provisions 
A Patient's Guide to Telemedicine
States Waiving Licensure Requirements for Telehealth
Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Fact Sheet 

ACOFP ACTION

COVID-19 Patient Education Handouts 
ACOFP Letter to Congress 

ACOFP PPE Position Statement 
ACOFP Request Letter to Congress 

ACOFP Coronavirus Blog posts:
   Telehealth Across State Lines During Pandemic
   A Presidential Mother's Perspective
   Update on Student Loan Relief
   Value-Based Conundrum of Pandemic

   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  


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES AND 

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS)

CMS Antibody Infusion Program
State by State Testing Plans
CMS Reopening Guidelines for Providers
COVID-19 Testing Site List
Second Round of Changes for Health Care
Fact Sheet on Regulatory Changes 
Emergency Declaration Waivers & Flexibilities  

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


FEDERAL LEGISLATION

Executive Order on Rural Health & Telemedicine
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)

Coronavirus.gov
Readmission to Hospital with COVID-19
Trends in Telehealth During Pandemic
NIH Therapeutic Management of COVID-19
Effects of Multiple Brief Exposures to Virus
Link Between Social Vulnerability & Risk
Influenza Vaccination for Health Care Workers
COVID Measures Affect Influenza Cases 

Preemptive Testing to Prevent Spread
Serial Testing to Inform Infection Risk
COVID-19 Among Native American & Alaskan Populations
Discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions
CDC MMR Review of COVID-19 Update
CDC-MMWR Surveys to Inform Prevention
CDC Weekly Update 
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
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 
global community unites to track COVID-19
who acknowledges airborne spread


IDSA GUIDELINES 

PHYSICIAN WELLNESS 

2020 Mental health resource list
60 Digital Mental Health resources

risk among front line workers

FREE PHYSICIAN SUPPORT LINE
 
POSITIVE HEALTH RESEARCH 
POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY CENTER 
FOUNDATIONS OF POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY SPECIALIZATION 
PHYSICIAN BURNOUT: STEPS FORWARD
MAINTAINING YOUR HEALTH DURING A PANDEMIC
TAKING CARE OF OURSELVES DURING AN OUTBREAK 
Avoiding zoom fatigue