COVID-19: Caring for Patients and Communities

Jan 26, 2023
Between Oct. 10, 2022, and Jan. 8, 2023, nursing home residents who were not up to date with the recommended COVID-19 vaccinations had a 30%-50% higher risk for SARS-CoV-2 infection than residents who were up to date, according to a study released by the CDC.
Jan 25, 2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday launched a website to help consumers locate no-cost COVID-19 testing through its Increasing Community Access to Testing program.
Jan 19, 2023
In an online survey last November of 1,200 U.S. adults previously vaccinated against COVID-19, 62% had not yet received a bivalent booster dose, most often because they did not know they were eligible or the booster was available, or believed they were immune against infection.
Jan 12, 2023
The Federal Emergency Management Agency this week simplified procedures for its Public Assistance Program, which provides disaster response grants to non-profit health care organizations and others.
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 30, 2022
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMC) is the largest public hospital in the state of Nevada, serving the Las Vegas and southern Nevada area as the region’s Metropolitan Anchor Hospital (MAH). UMC is the only hospital in southern Nevada with a Level 1 trauma center and transplant center.
Nov 29, 2022
As the chief academic teaching hospital of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Temple University Hospital (TUH) provides medical education to the next generation of physicians and biomedical scientists, while also serving the broader Philadelphia community through over 600,000…
Nov 22, 2022
NYC Health + Hospitals (NYC H+H) is the largest municipal health care system in the United States and a proud metropolitan anchor hospital (MAH). NYC H+H provides essential inpatient, outpatient, and home-based services to more than one million New Yorkers annually in more than 70 locations across…
Nov 17, 2022
Five medical organizations this week released a toolkit for clinicians in post-acute and long-term care settings about the benefits of the COVID-19 bivalent booster and oral antiviral therapeutics. 
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…