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Join PsychU Section Advisors @DrTrivedi_CDRC and Dr. Sloan Manning, for a special webinar on 4/8 as they discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted access and treatment to mental health care. Register here: [https://bit.ly/2UVu1Uj]

To slow the spread of #COVID19, stay at home except to get groceries, medications, or other essentials. Avoid outings you don’t have to take. Visit the FAQs for more tips: https://bit.ly/2UbVHEZ #PhysicalDistance #SocialDistancing

People over 65 and people with underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for getting seriously ill from #coronavirus. Together, we can help slow the spread. Learn ways to protect yourself and others at http://coronavirus.gov. #COVID19

"On Friday, we stood up a formal convalescent plasma program. We have a great deal of enthusiasm for that. There are some reports that this is of benefit to patients in other countries who have had the #COVID19 virus." – @SteveFDA

At today's @WhiteHouse press briefing, FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen M. Hahn discusses FDA issuing an emergency authorization for hydroxychloroquine to be distributed through the Strategic National Stockpile to treat certain hospitalized patients.

On April 7, tune in for a live national address from AMA President @PatriceHarrisMD on why it's critical to rely on science and data to protect public health in the face of the #COVID19Pandemic. RSVP now: http://spr.ly/60161xAju

New #ACA Round-up by our ACA expert, Katie Keith! This post summarizes the latest action in California v. Texas, the interim summary report on risk adjustment, final rate filing deadlines for 2021, and the draft 2020 call letter on quality ratings. https://bit.ly/2UHWWMK

In a letter from our EIC @alanrweil on what we're doing to help during this crisis: engineering rapid publication of peer-reviewed articles on #COVID-19, dedicated #COVID-19 blogs, hosting online briefing events in April & our Resource Center. Stay tuned! https://bit.ly/2Uoftw3

People with cancer, especially those in treatment, are at risk from any infection -- take reasonable precautions And keep up to date on what @CDCgov says about the spread of #COVID19 https://buff.ly/3dQSqmD

Stop the spread of #COVID19 while working from home. Clean & then disinfect surfaces such as tables, desks, phones, tablets, & keyboards. For electronic devices, follow manufacturer instructions or use alcohol-based sprays containing at least 70% alcohol. https://bit.ly/33vrmod

#GetInvolved in your community. Check on (from a safe physical distance of at least 6 ft) family, friends, & neighbors--especially those at higher risk for getting seriously ill from #COVID19 to make sure they have enough supplies. More: http://ow.ly/nqel30quQvY #PrepYourHealth

The ACC is proud to recognize Drs. @DickKovacs, @woetgen, Michael Mack and @DrGeorgeRodgers as MACCs. Their dedication to transforming #CVD care and improving heart health worldwide is unparalleled. #TheFaceOfCardiology

Caregiving for a loved one with #ColorectalCancer can be challenging, lonely, & hard on our physical & mental health. Join our weekly caregiver chat on Thursdays from 1-2 pm ET to speak with others who understand what you are going through. https://bit.ly/2NRTFqT

Feeling sick? Answer a few questions about your symptoms using Clara, CDC’s #Coronavirus Self-Checker, to help you decide if you should call your doctor: https://bit.ly/2UX7qXl.

Congrats to Dr. Leslee J. Shaw for receiving the ACC.20/#WCCardio Bernadine Healy Leadership in Women’s #CVD Award for her exemplary leadership. #TheFaceOfCardiology

Since #COVID19 can be spread by individuals without symptoms, @CDCgov advises wearing cloth face coverings when in public, leaving N95 respirators and medical grade surgical masks for health care heroes on the front lines of the #COVID19Pandemic.

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Statement on CDC’s recommendation for public on cloth masks

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For those coping with the death of a child from #ColorectalCancer, join others who understand what you are going through on our online Grief Chat for Parents. Moderated by parent volunteers. Monday nights from 7:30- 8:00 PM ET. To learn more visit: https://bit.ly/2NRTFqT

CDC #COVIDView reports that visits to outpatient providers and ERs for illnesses with similar symptoms to #COVID19 are high compared to what we normally see at this time of year. Currently, there is little flu circulation. https://bit.ly/2X9KpDc

Worried about your family member in an independent care facility & how to protect them from #COVID19? You can help by monitoring food & other medical supplies they may need & creating a backup plan. Visit: https://bit.ly/2IPTfOb

Just as individuals with pre-existing physical illness are more likely to get physically ill from the coronavirus, people whose mental health is compromised are at greater risk of experiencing worsening mental illness as a result of the #coronavirus #COVID19.

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