COVID-19: Protecting Health Care Workers

Sep 17, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic makes working in health care especially exhausting both physically and mentally. These front-line care workers face putting their families and colleagues at risk for exposure to the virus, working extended shift hours and confronting an unimaginable death toll.
Aug 27, 2020
Learning mental health first aid could ease the exacerbation of behavioral health conditions during the COVID-19 public health emergency, writes Katherine Bunting, chief executive officer of Illinois-based Fairfield Memorial Hospital. Learn more about the importance of knowing how to respond and…
Aug 21, 2020
August is traditionally the time to take a break, go on vacation, or just slow it down and relax for a bit. For many people, that’s off the table this year. COVID-19’s impact on health, our economy and our ability to gather in groups has been a game changer for people’s personal plans.
Aug 19, 2020
The AHA unveiled the latest component of the association’s Wear A Mask initiative, with new content and collaborations to share resources and amplify key public health messages to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Aug 13, 2020
The third in the series featured Dr. Estes joined by Dr. Harsh K. Trivedi, President and CEO, Sheppard Pratt, to discuss how the health system is navigating the COVID-19 crisis in Maryland. This episode was recorded on August 13, 2020.
Jul 31, 2020
The second in the series featured Dr. Estes joined by Dr. David Perlstein, President and CEO of SBH Health System, to discuss how the health system is navigating the COVID-19 crisis in New York. This episode was recorded on Jyuly 30, 2020.
Jul 24, 2020
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced a series of free COVID-19 training sessions for both VA and non-VA clinicians.
Jul 14, 2020
Now more than ever, the leadership of nurses and physicians is invaluable to the teams, organizations and patients they serve. They help those around them keep perspective, and their vision and guidance pave the road to a healthier future.
Jul 7, 2020
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the AHA and its Center for Health Innovation have been diligently compiling resources and tools to help hospitals and health systems optimize performance in care delivery. And now, with COVID-19 cases rising in many parts of the country, we are sharing…
Jun 15, 2020
Nearly one in four workers, about 37.7 million, are at higher risk for serious illness if infected by COVID-19 due to age or underlying health conditions, according to a study released by the Kaiser Family Foundation.