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COVID-19 Community Vulnerability Index
State, county, and census-tract data on communities where people are at greater risk of dying from COVID-19. Identifies areas vulnerable due to barriers related to healthcare access, social determinants of health, and other facts. Also provides data related to COVID-19 rates, testing, mask wearing, critical risk workers, and race/ethnicity.
Additional links: U.S. Data Explorer
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Surgo Ventures
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Health Center COVID-19 Survey
Presents results from a national survey of health centers regarding COVID-19 patient testing and the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on health center operations and health center staff. Examines testing rates and results by race and ethnicity. Includes survey results by state and territory.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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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: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
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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, vaccination, and other issues related to COVID-19. Includes information on federal policy changes that impact human resources (HR).
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Society for Human Resource Management
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) News and Resources from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Access to National Academies reports, virtual events, and resources focused on COVID-19. Covers COVID-19 spread and treatment, as well as related issues such as clinician well-being, vaccination, health equity, and more.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
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Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health - COVID-19 Resources
Offers information and resources to help agricultural communities address the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes links to prevention and preparedness tips and videos, financial resources, information on staying connected, and general COVID-19 facts and updates.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
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Public Health Foundation: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Training
A list of COVID-19 training opportunities available through the TRAIN Learning Network. Includes training options for public health, healthcare, and emergency preparedness professionals addressing COVID-19, vaccination, contact tracing, crisis and emergency risk communication, infection control, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Date: 09/2021
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Public Health Foundation
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ADA Coronavirus Center for Dentists
Tools and resources to help dentists respond to COVID-19. Includes information, news, and guidance related to vaccination, infection control, dental workforce safety, and practice management.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Dental Association
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FDA: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Information and guidance from the FDA related to COVID-19. Provides information on vaccines, diagnostics, personal protective equipment, and treatments, including information targeted to healthcare professionals.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Food and Drug Administration
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IHS: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Information on the federal response to COVID-19 in Indian Country. Addresses vaccination, testing, access to personal protective equipment, funding, emergency planning, and service delivery.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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