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The SCCMA keeps you up to date on the latest news,
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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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AMA adds two new CPT codes related to COVID-19

Friday, September 18, 2020

AMA has added two new CPT codes to meet the needs of the health care industry as medical advancements expand the fight against COVID-19. The update to the CPT code set was approved by the CPT Editorial Panel for immediate use.

Next Virtual Grand Rounds to focus on therapeutic COVID-19 updates

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The fourth in our monthly Virtual Grand Rounds series – Virtual Grand Rounds: COVID-19 Updates in Therapeutics – will be Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at 12 p.m. Participants will learn how to:

DCA again extends physician licensing waivers

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

DCA has extended two waivers that give flexibility to physicians with expiring licenses.

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