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COVID-19

 


SCCMA COVID-19 Resources

 

California Medical Association

https://www.cmadocs.org

 

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

 

Institute of Health Metrics University of Washington, Seattle,

Health Data and Forecasting

https://covid19.healthdata.org/projections

 

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 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 

 

John Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

 

Los Angeles Times California Coronavirus Tracking 

https://www.latimes.com/projects/california-coronavirus-cases-tracking-outbreak/

 

Mercury News Coronavirus Tracker

https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/03/20/map-coronavirus-cases-in-california-by-county/

 

NPR World Coronavirus Tracker

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/03/30/822491838/coronavirus-world-map-tracking-the-spread-of-the-outbreak

 

SF Chronicle Coronavirus Tracker by County

https://projects.sfchronicle.com/2020/coronavirus-map/

 


Latest COVID-19 News from CMA

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Some physician licensing requirements waived during COVID-19 response

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Medical Board of California is working closely with DCA to determine what licensing requirement waivers would best allow individuals to continue assisting with the COVID-19 pandemic response.

Physicians can prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorder based on telephone evaluation

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Physicians managing patients with opioid use disorder can now prescribe buprenorphine to new or existing patients based on a telephone visit as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

CMA COVID-19 webinar series available for download

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The California Medical Association (CMA) has launched a series of free webinars to guide physicians through some of the most pressing COVID-19 issues. 

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Statewide Resources


The California Medical Association (CMA) has published a new frequently asked questions (FAQ) resource to answer the most common questions we receive from physicians during the COVID-19 outbreak. We hope this FAQ will serve as a resource for you during these unprecedented and trying times.

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Congress passes historic COVID-19 aid and economic relief legislation
March 26, 2020

CMA Launches Series of Webinars on Topics Such as Telehealth, Reimbursement, Employment Paractices and More
March 26 - 31, 2020

COVID-19 Telehealth Response (PDF)
March 23, 2020

President suspends HIPAA penalties to facilitate telehealth, effective immediately
March 17, 2020

Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet  (CMS, 03/17/20)

President Trump Expands Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries During COVID-19 Outbreak (CMS Press Release, 03/17/20)
March 16, 2020

 

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