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

Jul 8, 2021
Responding last month to an AHA letter, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it will continue to remain flexible in its approach to surveys if a hospital experiences a COVID-19 surge. 
Jul 6, 2021
The Department of Health and Humans Services extended the designation issued Feb. 1 under Executive Order 13910 and section 102 of the Defense Production Act, as amended, for health and medical resources necessary to respond to the spread COVID-19 that are scarce or the supply of which would be…
Jul 2, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) June 21 published in the Federal Register an emergency temporary standard (ETS) for occupational exposure to COVID-19 that requires health care employers to take certain steps to protect their workers in settings where suspected or confirmed…
Jul 2, 2021
The White House plans to deploy COVID-19 surge response teams to help communities experiencing or at risk for hotspots due to the Delta variant and low vaccination with vaccination, testing, contact tracing, therapeutics and staffing, White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients announced.
Jul 2, 2021
See who showed up to get their free Covid shot at our first pop-up clinic! It was great to watch folks go from nervous to relieved and excited. Mark your calendar for the next clinic on June 15. We have to protect people of color and that means getting vaccinated. Believe it! pic.twitter.com/…
Jul 2, 2021
Founding Father John Adams believed that July 2, was the correct date on which to celebrate the birth of American independence, and he reportedly would turn down invitations to appear at July 4 events in protest.
Jul 1, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response released an online calculator to help clinicians and health care facilities increase their capacity to administer monoclonal antibodies to patients with mild or moderate COVID-19 who are at…
Jul 1, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration opened the Provider Relief Fund reporting portal for providers to begin reporting to the government that they used federal emergency relief funds for health care-related expenses or lost revenues attributable to COVID-19.
Jul 1, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) today opened the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting portal for providers to begin reporting to the government that they used federal emergency relief funds for health care-related expenses or lost revenues attributable to COVID-19. Providers…