Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Special Communications

Below are links to AHA resources developed in response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). For all coronavirus resources and news updates, visit our COVID-19 page.


Dec 5, 2022
The Wall Street Journal today published an article examining the federal government’s distribution of COVID-19 emergency funding to hospitals through the Provider Relief Fund (PRF).
Dec 1, 2022
The AHA urges the DEA to release proposed rules for the Special Registration for Telemedicine as soon as possible. Doing so is necessary to ensure an appropriate feedback period and time for hospitals and health systems to comply with requirements.
Nov 28, 2022
Hospital and health system leaders can register for a Dec. 6 AHA Advocacy Day event in Washington, D.C. The in-person event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon ET. Attendees also can participate in a networking event on Monday evening, Dec. 5.
Oct 31, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
Join AHA’s Board Chair Wright Lassiter III for Leadership Dialogue as he discusses key issues with hospitals colleagues from across the country. Watch the video and listen to the podcasts. New videos will post the last Monday of each month.
Oct 27, 2022
This document outlines changes to CMS’ guidance on the vaccination of health care providers against COVID-19.
Oct 24, 2022
As Congress begins to focus on its end of the year agenda for 2022, America’s hospitals and health systems respectfully request that you consider the following priorities.
Oct 20, 2022
The American Hospital Association (AHA) announced today that the organization received $1.5 million in grant funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support COVID-19 vaccine confidence efforts through September 2023. The AHA will work directly with the Children’s Hospital Association on pediatric vaccination as part of the year three grant.
Oct 18, 2022
This month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will post hospital performance on its health care personnel (HCP) COVID-19 vaccination measure.
Oct 14, 2022
Urging its communities to “band together to take action,” Munson Healthcare in Michigan has released eye-catching videos and other resources to encourage people of all ages to stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. Emphasizing the intense safety monitoring and testing of these vaccines, the health system also shares information geared to parents: “The more kids who are vaccinated the better vaccines work.”
Oct 14, 2022
Clinical leaders at the University of Utah Health are sharing data and stories to encourage people to get vaccinated or boosted against COVID-19. The health system also is the epicenter of Project Art Heals Utah, a collaborative art project that honors the “shared resilience” of communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.