Information for Clinicians on Investigational Therapeutics for Patients with COVID-19

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The spectrum of medical therapies to treat coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is growing and evolving rapidly, including both drugs approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and drugs made available under FDA emergency use authorization (EUA). CDC strongly encourages clinicians, patients and their advocates, and health system administrators to regularly consult the COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Resources for Medical Providers and Facilities

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The administration has taken numerous actions to support the healthcare response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These actions include executive orders, emergency rules, proclamations, and more.

State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

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What Illinois is Doing

Protecting the health, safety, and wellbeing of Illinoisans is Governor Pritzker’s top priority. The administration continues to work closely with local health departments, county officials and federal partners to put systems in place to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Health Care Providers Fact Sheet

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Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA). CMS is waiving the enforcement of section 1867(a) of the Act. This will allow hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) to screen patients at a location offsite from the hospital’s campus to prevent the spread of COVID-19, so long as it is not inconsistent with a state’s emergency preparedness or pandemic plan.

Illinois Healthcare Professional Emergency Volunteer Program

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By registering with Illinois Helps, an Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals (ESAR-VHP), you can be part of an alert system and respond if available, when activated, to a significant disaster or public health emergency.