COVID-19: CDC, FDA and CMS Guidance

Feb 24, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration's Office of Minority Health and Health Equity released two videos on COVID-19 vaccines and the importance of communities of color who have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 getting vaccinated to protect themselves and loved ones from the virus.
Feb 24, 2021
The AHA has received $6 million in grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to promote clinician and public confidence in COVID-19 vaccines, and help train current and future health care personnel to prevent and control infectious disease.
Feb 24, 2021
Data submitted to the Food and Drug Administration confirms that Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate is safe and effective.
Feb 19, 2021
Safety monitoring during the first month of the COVID-19 national vaccination program shows “reassuring safety profiles” for the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Feb 19, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services extended until March 22 its guidance limiting the hospital survey process during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Feb 11, 2021
Most individuals fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for at least two weeks and no more than three months need not quarantine after exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 if they have not had COVID-19 symptoms, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in updated guidance…
Feb 10, 2021
A report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlights the importance of good fit to maximize mask performance.
Feb 10, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration authorized administering the monoclonal antibodies bamlanivimab and etesevimab together to treat patients 12 and older with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 who are at high risk for progressing to severe disease but not hospitalized or on oxygen therapy.
Feb 9, 2021
An estimated 68% of U.S. adults intended to receive a COVID-19 vaccine when surveyed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in December, up from 61.9% in September.
Feb 9, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration issued updated guidance on using ventilator splitters to support more than one patient when other options are unavailable.