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The SCCMA keeps you up to date on the latest news,
policy developments, and events

A Message From SCCMA President, Seema Sidhu, MD

County-wide COVID-19 Testing and Plasma Donations

SCCMA COVID-19 Town Hall May 5th, 2020

CMA COVID-19 Resources

California Medical Association COVID-19 Resource Page (most comprehensive in the state)
https://www.cmadocs.org/covid-19

California Medical Association COVID-19 Survey
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CMA_COVID19_SURVEY

SCCMA COVID-19 Resources

Ambulatory Surgery Center Association COVID-19 Recoommendations for Anesthesia Management
https://www.ascassociation.org/asca/resourcecenter/latestnewsresourcecenter/covid-19/covid-19-anesthesia-recommendations 

American College of Surgeons COVID-19 Clinical Guidelines
https://www.facs.org/covid-19/clinical-guidance/elective-case

American Society of Anesthesiologiest COVID-19
https://www.asahq.org

https://www.asahq.org/in-the-spotlight/coronavirus-covid-19-information

California Department of Public Health COVID-19 Updates
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Guidance.aspx

Center for Disease Control COVID-19 Information for Healthcare Professionals
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/index.html

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Coronavirus Disease 2019 With Updates
https://www.cms.gov

Institute of Health Metrics University of Washington, Seattle, Health Data and Forecasting
https://covid19.healthdata.org/projections

Medicaid.gov
https://www.medicaid.gov/resources-for-states/disaster-response-toolkit/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/index.html

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Worker Training Program 
https://tools.niehs.nih.gov/wetp/covid19worker/

Santa Clara County Department of Public Health 
https://www.sccgov.org/sites/phd/Pages/phd.aspx

Santa Clara County Department of Public Health Information for Providers
https://www.sccgov.org/sites/phd-p/Diseases/novel-coronavirus/Pages/home.aspx

COVID-19 Informative Webinars

AACMA'S Teleheath Webinar Series
https://www.accma.org/Telemedicine-Series

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Podcast and Transcripts
https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/OpenDoorForums/PodcastAndTranscripts

Recorded CMA COVID-19 Webinars
https://www.cmadocs.org/covid-19#covid-webinars

How to Make Handmade Masks

Blue Wrap Mask — Medical Repurposing: How To Make a Mask From Blue Wrap With Video link
https://anest.ufl.edu/clinical-divisions/mask-alternative/

CDC — How to make a simple mask: Use of Cloth Face Coverings To Help Slow The Spread Of COVID-19
https://https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

DIY Masks: Answers To Your DIY Face Mask Questions, Including What Material You Should Use. Washington Post (April 9th, 2020)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/04/07/answers-your-diy-face-mask-questions-including-what-material-you-should-use/?arc404=true

How to sew surgical masks

How to make a face shield 

Face mask instructions from Providence St. Joseph Health 

Video — How to Sew A Fabric Mask With Link to Pattern
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=9&v=Xueb4VHqXQU&feature=emb_logo

Free COVID-19 Medical Journal Articles on SARS CoV-2

CDC COVID-19 Database and Journals 
https://www.cdc.gov/library/researchguides/2019novelcoronavirus/databasesjournals.html

Elsevier Databas of COVID-19 Related Articles 
https://www.elsevier.com/connect/coronavirus-information-center

JAMA Articles, COVID-19 News, Front Lines, Epidemiology, Clinical Management, Emergency Preparedness
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/pages/coronavirus-alert

Lancet COVID-19 Resource Centre
https://www.thelancet.com/coronavirus?dgcid=kr_pop-up_tlcoronavirus20

New England Journal of Medicine COVID-19
https://projects.sfchronicle.com/2020/coronavirus-map/

COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Clinical Trials
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/therapeutic-options.html

COVID-19 News and Updates

San Jose Mercury News
https://www.mercurynews.com

COVID-19 Tracking


Latest COVID-19 News from CMA

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CMA sponsors bill to protect health officers

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

CMA is sponsoring a bill authored by state Senator Richard Pan, M.D., that will protect California’s public health officers.

First COVID-19 Virtual Grand Rounds webinar is July 14; Register today

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The first Virtual Grand Rounds – State of COVID-19 with California Public Health Leaders – will be Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 12 p.m.

CMA urges Anthem to delay specialty medication policy

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

CMA and a number of specialty medical associations have asked Anthem Blue Cross to delay implementation of a new policy requiring that specialty pharmacy medications administered in the office or outpatient hospital setting be obtained exclusively through CVS Specialty pharmacy.

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Statewide Resources


 

Reopening a Medical Practice: The Physician-Patient Relationship
JUNE 25, 2020

Reopening a Medical Practice: The Physician-Patient Relationship
JUNE 24, 2020

CMA adds three new COVID-19 webinars
JUNE 16, 2020

Medicaid targeted distribution portal open now
JUNE 16, 2020

Legislature passes budget that protects health care
JUNE 16, 2020

Coalition of physician orgs urges Congress to pass liability protections for physicians
JUNE 12, 2020

CMA urges Congress to provide aid to states and physicians  
JUNE 10, 2020

 

 

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