CDC Updates


Questions regarding the novel Coronavirus are common. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has an excellent recourse for healthcare professionals in ways of a frequently asked question (FAQ) document. View the questions here

CDC Updates Guidance on March 16

The CDC updated the information guiding healthcare providers with the following- Healthcare facilities and clinicians should prioritize urgent and emergency visits and procedures now and for the coming several weeks. The following actions can preserve staff, personal protective equipment, and patient care supplies; ensure staff and patient safety; and expand available hospital capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Delay all elective ambulatory provider visits
  • Reschedule elective and non-urgent admissions
  • Delay inpatient and outpatient elective surgical and procedural cases
  • Postpone routine dental and eyecare visits