Updates and Resources on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2)
Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, the American Hospital Association has worked closely with the CDC, and other federal, state and local partners to respond to this challenge and to make sure hospitals and health systems have the most up-to-date information.
As the COVID-19 outbreak evolves, hospitals and health systems know our patients and communities are increasingly concerned whether and how the virus is spreading in communities. Hospitals and health systems are:
- Identifying, isolating and informing local public health officials about new cases of patients known or suspected of having the virus.
- Following CDC recommendations on how to best use and preserve existing supplies of personal protective equipment due to concerns about limited supplies.
- Protecting health care workers on the front lines, ensuring they have the personal protective equipment, training and support they need to provide care to patients.
The following tools include resources and developments related to COVID-19.
Videos and Podcast Archive
Inspiring Stories on the National COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
In a year defined by a health care crisis, hospitals and health systems are once again stepping up to deliver hope to millions of people. Here are the stories of health care workers building trust, creating access and working tirelessly to vaccinate a nation.
Allina Health Clinician Publicly Urges Boosters to Protect Against BA.2 Omicron Variant
With mask restrictions lifting as a new omicron variant emerges, an Allina Health infectious disease expert takes to the airwaves, encouraging people to get a first or second COVID-19 vaccine booster.
The Pandemic: Responding with Reslience and Service to Community
Check out the Living Learning Network’s new pandemic reflection book on responding with resilience and service to community.