Coronavirus Resources for Members

SNI and CAPH have compiled resources to assist members with responding to the Coronavirus.

COVID-19: Impact on Public Health Care Systems’ Programs

6.9.20 — COVID-19 Impact on PHS Programs Webinar & Recording Link

Resources from Other Health Care Systems

State and Federal Resources

California Department of Public Health 

  • For daily updates on COVID-19 from CDPH, visit their news releases page.
  • For the most updated information on state guidance, visit CDPH’s coronavirus guidance page.
    • Guidance available for adult and senior care facilities, health care workers, first responders, health care facilities, health care plans, homeless assistance providers, immigration communities, and screening and testing for Medi-Cal managed care plans, among others.
  • CDPH coronvirus page includes other resources, such as FAQ about N95 & Protection from COVID-19, Outpatient Healthcare facility infection control recommendations for suspect COVID-19 patients, and communications graphics
  • New COVID-19 website (awareness campaign, more geared towards general public)

Department of Health Care Services

  • DHCS COVID-19 Medi-Cal Response – includes resources specific to Medi-Cal, such as COVID-19 guidance for telehealth and virtual/telephonic communications, COVID-19 lab testing as a new benefit, and other materials.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  • Guidance for Healthcare Professionals
    • Includes guidance and resources on Persons Under Investigation (PUI), clinical care, infection control, personal protective equipment, and home care.
  • Resources for Clinical and Healthcare Facilities
    • Includes interim guidance for healthcare facilities, prepare to care for COVID-19: Get your practice ready, steps healthcare facilities can take, return-to-work criteria for healthcare workers, strategies to prevent COVID-19 in Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCF), interim guidance for outpatient hemodialysis facilities.
  • Resources for Health Departments
    • Includes information and resources about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) for state, local, territorial and tribal health departments.
  • Laboratories
    • Includes interim guidance and resources for laboratory professionals working with specimens from persons under investigation (PUI) for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • Communications
    • CDC offers free resources including video, fact sheets, and posters. Included are links to current communication tools and resources available for use and distribution.

Other CDC resources:

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

  • CMS’ coronavirus page includes:
    • Clinical and technical guidance for health care systems, labs, and for Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organizations
    • Billing and coding guidance
    • Survey and certification guidance
    • Coverage guidance
    • Medicaid and CHIP guidance
    • Partners resources and consumer information

Association and Other Resources 

California Hospital Association (CHA)

California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

  • Among other resources, CSAC’s website includes a range of information focusing more specifically on counties.

America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH)