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

Jun 10, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued an emergency temporary standard (ETS) for occupational exposure to COVID-19 that requires certain health care employers to help protect their workers in settings where suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients are treated.
Jun 10, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued an emergency temporary standard for occupational exposure to COVID-19 that requires certain health care employers to help protect their workers in settings where suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients are treated.
Jun 9, 2021
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Grand Rapids, Mich-based Spectrum Health used the full scope of its resources to enable easy vaccine access, keep its communities informed, maintain and expand access in ZIP codes bearing the brunt of infections, and fuel innovation.
Jun 9, 2021
Medicare will pay about $75 per dose to administer COVID-19 vaccines in a Medicare beneficiary’s home, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced.
Jun 9, 2021
AHA’s Joining Hands for Greater Impact initiative highlights resources and stories of successful hospital-community partnerships in getting health care workers and community members vaccinated for COVID-19. In this podcast, hear from Gordon Oakes, director of clinical support services at Overlake…
Jun 9, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently announced expanded COVID-19 response efforts in rural communities. Specifically, HRSA will increase the number of vaccines sent to rural communities, expand testing and other COVID-19 prevention services, and work to increase vaccine…
Jun 8, 2021
The White House COVID-19 Response Team and the U.S. Surgeon General invite hospital and health system leaders, primary care providers, and state and local health officials to a virtual event Friday, June 11, from 3 to 4 p.m. ET to discuss the next phase of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout.
Jun 8, 2021
The AHA will connect hospitals and health systems with businesses interested in vaccinating their employees as part of an effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations across the country, the White House announced today. The AHA will connect hospitals and health systems with local providers to assist…
Jun 8, 2021
Compared with the pre-vaccination period of Nov. 29 to Dec. 12, 2020, COVID-19 incidence during April 18 to May 1, 2021, was 69% lower among adults overall, and 79%, 71% and 66% lower among persons aged 65 and over, 50-64 and 18-49, respectively, according to a report released by the Center for…
Jun 8, 2021
AHA statement on pop-up vaccination sites from Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Michelle Hood.