Coronavirus Resources for Members

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

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, their website includes a detailed report from the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), CDPH, and California Health and Human Services Agency with specific numbers on hospital capacity and PPE stockpile availability. Find this document under State of California section, Latest COVID-19 Facts and Talking Points.

America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH)

Executive Orders by Governor Newsom