- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Chicago Department of Public Health
- Chicago Medical Society
- Government Agencies
- Illinois Department of Public Health
- Illinois State Medical Society
- Medical Organizations
- State of Illinois
Information for Clinicians on Investigational Therapeutics for Patients with COVID-19
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).
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update and Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations
During this COCA Call, presenters will focus on current information about COVID-19 and provide clinicians with updated information on implementing infection prevention and control measures, assessing risks for exposures, and optimizing the use of personal protective equipment supplies.
Resources for Medical Providers and Facilities
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.
Ensuring Continuity of Care For Patients; Guidance on Important Changes Regarding Telehealth
FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS:
Rules for the use of telehealth technologies and coverage and payment policies of third party payers regulated by the state, both private and public, have been revised in an attempt to respond effectively and safely to the COVID-19 outbreak.
State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
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
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
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.