Category: COVID-19 for the Workforce

Childcare for Essential Workers

The NYC Department of Education (DOE) opened Regional Enrichment Centers and early childhood centers to provide childcare for essential workers ... Read More

USDA Child Nutrition Programs – COVID-19 Response

The USDA makes it easier to feed children and those who need food during the COVID-19 emergency ... Read More

New York County Health Departments

The New York State Department of Health has created a list of local county health department websites ... Read More

Estimates of the severity of coronavirus disease 2019: a model-based analysis

The Lancet published a study on March 30, 2020, concerning a range of case fatality ratio estimate for COVID-19 ... Read More

Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 (Interim Guidance)

Who this is for: Occupational health programs and public health officials making decisions about return to work for healthcare personnel (HCP) with confirmed COVID-19, or who have suspected COVID-19 ... Read More

CARES Act for Healthcare Employers and Workers

Recently, the United States Congress passed the CARES Act and it was signed into law on March 27, 2020. This legislation is aimed at providing relief for individuals and businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak ... Read More

Patients With COVID-19 Have Distinct Markings in Their Lungs, New Study Finds

Patients in China with COVID-19 showed distinct patterns in their lungs that became more defined within a few of days of disease onset, according to two cardiothoracic radiologists at the Mount Sinai Health System, who were the first in the nation to examine the CT scans of Chinese patients with the coronavirus ... Read More

‘Stealth Transmission’ Fuels Fast Spread of Coronavirus Outbreak

Undetected cases, many of which were likely not severely symptomatic, were largely responsible for the rapid spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in China, according to new research by scientists at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health ... Read More

Senior Physician COVID-19 Resource Guide

The AMA has curated a selection of resources to provide guidance to senior and retired physicians who may wish to return to work or are called upon to do so during the COVID-19 outbreak ... Read More

States Expediting Licensure for Inactive/Retired Licenses in Response to COVID-19

This list of states is provided by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) ... Read More