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Resources by Topic: Policy

COVID-19 Conversations - Responding to COVID-19: A Science-Based Approach
Webinar series in which experts in public health, infectious disease, risk communication, and other fields provide a scientific analysis of recent COVID-19 developments. Includes links to presentation slides, recordings, and transcripts addressing topics such as social distancing, crisis standards of care, health equity, and more.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: American Public Health Association, National Academy of Medicine
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Michigan Center for Rural Health - COVID-19 Resources
Offers a list of state, federal, and other resources related to COVID-19, including organizations and information focused on helping rural communities navigate their way through the pandemic. Provides executive orders, financial resources and funding opportunities, emergency medical service resources, and other information for Rural Health Clinics, Critical Access Hospitals, and healthcare providers.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Michigan Center for Rural Health
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COVID-19 Federal Funds Earmarked for Hospitals, Providers, and States
Provides an overview of federal funds allocated to hospitals, providers and states in response to COVID-19. Details the legislative source, amounts, and oversight required for each funding program.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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Republic of the Marshall Islands - COVID-19 Information
Resources and information on COVID-19 from the U.S. Embassy in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), with links to RMI government information.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Embassy in the Republic of the Marshall Islands
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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: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
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National Governors Association: Coronavirus: 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: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Governors Association
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NCSL Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for States
Resources for state legislators and staff to respond to COVID-19 across a variety of policy areas, including healthcare costs and access to care. Includes information on state and federal actions, as well as state quarantine and isolation statutes.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Conference of State Legislatures
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): County Response Efforts & Priorities
Resources and information to help counties and the hospitals and public health departments they support address COVID-19.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Counties
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State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus
State-by-state information on COVID-19 cases and state policy actions, including emergency declarations, cost sharing for testing and treatment, and other actions. Also provides related state-level data on at-risk populations, healthcare provider capacity, influenza and pneumonia deaths, and more.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: COVID-19
Public health resources and information addressing COVID-19 issues. Includes state and territorial COVID-19 emergency declarations, elective medical procedure guidance, and testing prioritization guidance.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
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