Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19)

Mar 25, 2021
The White House announced a $10 billion investment in promoting public confidence in COVID-19 vaccines, particularly among the hardest-hit and highest-risk communities. 
Mar 25, 2021
America’s hospitals and health systems thank the U.S. Senate for working in a bipartisan manner today to extend relief from pending Medicare cuts to doctors and hospitals that would have gone into effect in just a few days.
Mar 25, 2021
The major Headlines, US Snapshots, US Vaccinations, US Variant Cases, key Highlights, as well as key Statistics, Vaccine and Treatment information, US Restrictions and the Back to Normal Index related to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 24, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General reported findings from a random survey of hospital leaders last month on their most difficult current challenges responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, greatest concerns going forward and how the government could best help. 
Mar 24, 2021
Given the sustained increase in variants resistant to bamlanivimab alone, and availability of alternative authorized monoclonal antibodies, the U.S. government, in coordination with Eli Lilly, will stop the distribution of bamlanivimab alone starting today, the Department of Health and Human…
Mar 24, 2021
On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Germaine Smith-Baugh, president and CEO of the Urban League of Broward County in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., talks about combating the COVID-19 pandemic through testing, vaccinations and education within the community, which include people hardest hit by the pandemic…
Mar 23, 2021
The AHA today released a new episode of PowerPlay, the on-demand video series that connects AHA members to major players in policy, politics and science. The episode features a conversation between AHA’s Michelle Hood, executive vice president and chief operating officer, and Bechara Choucair, M.D…
Mar 23, 2021
The AHA continues to host calls on COVID-19 during which hospital and health system leaders can hear the latest updates on the pandemic and ask questions to AHA team members. AHA Board Chair Rod Hochman, M.D., and AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack will lead the next call, which is scheduled for…