It’s that one darn dog. The one in Hong Kong who tested “weak positive” for SARS-CoV-2 on February 28 . And again on February 29. And again on March 2 and yet again on March 5. He’s got people worried.
On March 27, Congress passed the CARES Act, a sweeping, $2 trillion bill aimed at providing relief to millions of Americans as the US economy is seemingly grinding to a halt. How will this affect veterinary practices and their employees? NEWStat has compiled information below on the impact this complex legislation will have on veterinary staff and employees.
The situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) is rapidly evolving as the virus is spreading in countries around the globe, including in the United States. This can make it challenging for your veterinary practice to know how to respond, and it’s important to revisit policies and procedures daily.
The CARES Act, passed March 27, is an attempt to provide relief to not only individual Americans and large corporations, but also to small businesses that are struggling from coronavirus-related economic woes. NEWStat breaks it down for you.
While telemedicine is proving a lifeline for many hospitals during the current crisis, it doesn’t allow for routine heartworm testing and the administration of certain medications. To address these issues, the American Heartworm Society (AHS) issued new recommendations
How does free legal aid sound? With the global pandemic still in full swing, small businesses need all the help they can get, including legal advice. Free legal aid could be coming to your city—but you might have to wait a while.
There are more than 30 million small businesses in the US. As of late last week, some 70% of them tried to apply for an emergency loan through the CARES Act. If your practice is one of them, you’d have been justified in wondering, “Is the money going to run out before anyone sees my application?” Well, guess what?
If you didn’t secure a piece of the billions of dollars in pandemic-related money slated to go to US small businesses, you’ll get another chance in the coming weeks.
The COVID-19 pandemic looks pretty grim for veterinarians here in North America. But how does it look to your colleagues around the world facing the same challenges? Are they facing the same challenges? To find out, NEWStat got in touch with some folk at the World Small Animal Veterinarian Association.
Those two cats who tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State last month may have thrown a wrench in lab-test turnaround time for all the other cats.