Unique questions and the standardized Perceived Stress Scale to assess psychological stress due to remote work during the COVID-19 crisis. The purpose is to measure the level of stress during this time and characterize it according to location, gender, income, and other factors. It includes confidential survey questions about homeschooling, dependent care, full-time remote work, and social distancing.
These Treatment Guidelines have been developed to inform clinicians how to care for patients with COVID-19. Because clinical information about the optimal management of COVID-19 is evolving quickly, these Guidelines will be updated frequently as published data and other authoritative information becomes available.
Last updated June 16, 2020.
Information from the CDC about testing, clinical care, infection control, PPE, and potential exposure at work. Includes tools for assessing surges in hospital utilization as well. New and updated guidance regularly added.
From the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, this page highlights resources identified or developed to address current response and recovery operations to novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).
Free evidence-based resources for health professionals and health organisations from the Joanna Briggs Institute to inform and guide healthcare decision making with a focus on infection prevention and control measures, and mental health and well-being.
Case Network's "virtual patient" case presented as a simulated patient experience . Reviews coronavirus differential diagnosis, important diagnostic tests, management including infectious disease precautions in the hospital, and home discharge protocols.
From CDC, includes summary of recent changes and updates.Information on clinical presentation, clinical course, diagnostic testing, lab and radiographic findings, clinical management and treatment, investigational therapies.
Recordings, slides, summaries, and transcripts of CDC's Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity teleconferences/webinars, including the latest recommendations for conserving PPE, working with high-risk patients, and managing long-term care facilities.
Links for clinicians, health educators, health promoters, those in direct healthcare settings, those in health plan or state settings. Also information for faith-based communities, higher risk groups, rural communities. caregivers, Medicare beneficiaries,
5/27/20 brief from The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action to support child protection practitioners and policy makers in putting the child’s safety and well-being at the centre of their COVID-19 pandemic response.
Direct Service Providers include personal care attendants, direct support professionals, paraprofessionals, therapists, and others who provide a wide variety of home and community-based, health-related services that support people with disabilities, often in close and consistent contact with the patient.
7/20/20 Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System for Asia and International Food Policy Research Institute compendium of information on Far and Middle Eastern and Russian national policies on policies from public gathering bans to testing to subsidies to health care worker hiring to mandated grace periods for utilities payments to school closings to importation of PPE.
American Public Health Association and National Academy of Medicine cosponsored series of webinars on on the state of the science around the COVID outbreak, including two on benefit-risk analysis of social/physical distancing strategies, including for vulnerable populations; strategies for mitigating mental health impacts; and available science to guide eventual relaxation of measures.
University of California at San Francisco's SIREN (Social Interventions Research and Evaluation Network. Includes articles (sorted by date) connecting the COVID-19 pandemic with social determinants and health equity. Sponsor s a collaboration between 211counts.org and the Washington University in St. Louis Health Communication Research Laboratory that tracks rises in social needs across the US and resources for health care teams..
Brief annotations of recent projects in the Health Services Research Projects (HSRProj) database of the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR), the National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine
5/29/20 National Academy for State Health Policy map of the 50 states' contact tracing program models, workforce, lead agencies, funding, and technology. Tabs on the left enable you to view states’ approaches by category.
5/27/20 Stateline-PEW report on 16 states in which black residents constitute a larger percentage of the population than the national rate of 13% and any concrete actions they may be taking to stem COVID cases.
5/18/20 report from Northwestern University's Institute for Policy Research on food insecurity in April and May vs. March among Black, White and Hispanic urban, suburban and rural households with and without children and by income and employment status and nationally and by state (each of the above parameters analyzed separately)
9-16-20, Version 1.0, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (57 pages) for state, territorial, and local public health programs and their partners on how to plan and operationalize a vaccination response to COVID-19 within their jurisdictions.