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Resources by Topic: Infectious diseases

CMS Open Door Forum Podcast and Transcripts
Provides audio recordings and transcripts of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Door Forum calls since October 2016, including the Rural Health Open Door Forums and COVID-19 stakeholder calls.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Long-Term Care Facility (LTCF) COVID-19 Module
Provides information on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's LTCF COVID-19 Module for the National Healthcare Safety Network. Includes a variety of resources and training focused on data collection, resident and facility impact, staff and personnel impact, supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE), and ventilator capacity and supplies. Offers LTCFs a customized system to track COVID-19 infections and prevention process measures.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Healthcare Safety Network
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DRA's Response to COVID-19
Provides information on DRA programs and initiatives related to COVID-19. Includes a map of COVID-19 cases in the region, as well as county-level planning reports.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Delta Regional Authority
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COVID-19 Workforce Virtual Toolkit: Resources for Healthcare Decision-Makers Responding to COVID-19 Workforce Concerns
Resources and tools to help address healthcare workforce challenges related to the COVID-19 emergency. Addresses training, licensure, scope of practice, liability protection, workforce protection, and more.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
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Coronavirus Resources for Local Health
Provides access to county-level data related to the impact of COVID-19 to inform local public health department planning. Includes case counts, trends over time, hospital bed counts, health insurance coverage, and more.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of County and City Health Officials
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National Association of County and City Health Officials: Our Response Efforts Around COVID-19
Identifies resources and best practices for local health departments responding to COVID-19.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of County and City Health Officials
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Telehealth.HHS.gov
Features information about U.S. government efforts to support and promote telehealth services, including information on how to start a telehealth program, billing and reimbursement, and policy changes related to COVID-19.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Society for Human Resource Management: Coronavirus and COVID-19
Guidance for employers related to worker and customer health and safety, working from home, and issues related to COVID-19. Includes information on federal policy changes that impact human resources (HR).
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Society for Human Resource Management
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National Governors Association: COVID-19: What You Need To Know
An overview of federal and state actions to address COVID-19, as well as links to state government pages from each state focused on coronavirus.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Governors Association
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National Academy for State Health Policy: COVID-19 State Action Center
Examples of how states are responding to COVID-19 with initiatives addressing capacity, health services delivery, health insurance coverage, data collection, and other issues.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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