There’s no question that COVID-19 has impacted lives and practices across the world. As the community continues to learn more about how we can take preventative measures, you can protect your employees and your patients from misinformation. Here are credible sources to get reliable information on COVID-19 that you can recommend in an email newsletters to your patients.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Their website offers clear information on:

  • How to protect yourself
  • What to do if you think you’re sick
  • What you need to know

World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO works worldwide to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable. Their website offers:

  • Public advice
  • Technical guidance and global research
  • Scam alerts and information

American Public Health Association (APHA)

APHA champions the health of all people and communities speaking out for public health issues and policies backed by science. A great resource on their website includes:

  • A quick fact sheet outlining symptoms and protection

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

CMS is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) providing guidance for healthcare workers. Visit their website to:

  • Refer to their guidance on protective mask implementation

State and Territorial Health Department Websites

Your State Health Department offers procedures for testing and other processes that are specific to your state. Their site can direct you to:

  • Health departments in all 50 states, 8 U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia

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