The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released updated guidance for compliance with the agency’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement for health care staff.
COVID-19 Special Bulletins
Below are links to AHA special bulletins developed in response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). For all coronavirus resources and news updates, visit our COVID-19 page.
Apr 6, 2022
Mar 11, 2022
The Senate last night passed a $1.5 trillion omnibus appropriations bill that would fund the federal government through the end of the current fiscal year.
Mar 10, 2022
The House of Representatives last night passed a $1.5 trillion omnibus appropriations bill that would fund the federal government through the end of the current fiscal year. The legislation also includes provisions beneficial to hospitals and health systems.
Mar 9, 2022
The House Appropriations Committee announced an agreement on omnibus appropriations legislation funding the federal government through the end of the current fiscal year.
OSHA Enforcement Effort with Focused Inspections in Hospitals and Nursing Care Facilities Treating COVID-19 PatientsMar 8, 2022
The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today
CDC Relaxes Masking Guidance; Mask Requirement Remains in Place for Hospitals, Other Health Care SettingsFeb 25, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today announced a major adjustment of its federal masking guidance pertaining to the COVID-19 public health emergency, including changes to the metrics that communities are urged to use when determining whether to require face coverings in indoor settings.
Feb 11, 2022
The AHA and Musicians On Call are collaborating on a digital campaign to thank front-line caregivers around Valentine’s Day through digital promotions, social media and surprise virtual performances by celebrity artists.
Jan 11, 2022
Details on recent information on treating and preventing COVID-19.
Jan 6, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today updated its guidance to hospitals on the reporting of COVID-19-related data.
Dec 29, 2021
Document outlines CMS’ interpretative guidance for vaccine mandate rule.