On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, President Donald Trump signed a $100 billion relief package—the Families First Coronavirus Response Act—to address the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Key components of the package include free testing for COVID-19 and emergency paid leave for workers who are employed at companies with fewer than 500 employees or who work for the government.
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
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.
You don’t need to wear a face mask if you’re not sick: the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says so. But what if you’re sick and you don’t know it ? Er, well, . . .