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COVID-19 resources

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Information regarding the novel coronavirus is constantly being updated. We will continue to post trusted links and resources here as the situation develops.

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Government resources

Government services and information

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The World Health Organization

US Secret Service alert regarding coronavirus scams 

FDA surgical mask and gown conservation strategies

The Department of Public Health and Environment has created a hotline to answer any questions about the coronavirus. You can reach it at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911. You can also view their website for the latest updates on the outbreak

The Small Business Administration is offering low-interest loans to provide capital to small businesses that are suffering from the coronavirus outbreak

Veterinary and healthcare organization resources

2018 AAHA Infection Control, Prevention, and Biosecurity Guidelines

AAHA and AVMA’s The Real-Life Rewards of Virtual Care: How to Turn Your Hospital into a Digitally Connected Practice with Telehealth

AVMA's dedicated COVID-19 site 

Protecting Yourself, Your Pets and the Community from COVID-19” client brochure from the Florida Veterinary Medical Association

Resources from the Veterinary Medical Associations Executives

COVID-19 Response Survey to share your experience and needs (from the Illinois Veterinary Medical Association)

Step-by-step COVID-19 protocol for receiving patients in a small-animal veterinary hospital by J. Scott Weese,DVM, DVSc, DACVIM

The AVMA’s page on H.R. 6201: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The AVMA’s Essential Employee Authorization letter was developed in response to some states or locales requiring employees of essential businesses—such as veterinary medicine—to show evidence of their employment within those essential businesses when traveling to and from work

The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) is tracking any recent state actions regarding CE changes or telemedicine changes due to the COVIS-19 pandemic

Lakeshore Pet Hospital’s COVID-19 appointment policy

Colorado Veterinary Medical Association resource center

COVID-19 Practice Tips from AAHA Members (video)

Wedgewood Pharmacy's information and COVID-19 response

AAHA Preferred Business Partner and Strategic Alliance Program Partner resources

Communication from GuardianVets regarding their services

Management and leadership guru Randy Hall shows veterinarians on how to inspire their teams in a time of pandemic in this recording of a free webinar presented on 3/26/20,  Leading in the Midst of Chaos

Client communication toolkit from HUB International (note that this link is a direct download)

Miscellaneous resources

Chalkbeat has created a map of locations across the state where kids can get meals while schools are closed

Major internet providers have pledged not to cut service to homes and small businesses that can’t pay their bills because of disruptions related to the coronavirus. They will also make their Wi-Fi hotspots available to anyone who needs them

HUB International Workforce Absence Management's COVID update

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