COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Resources

COVID-19 Cases & Latest Updates
IMPORTANT: There is an ongoing investigation to determine more about this outbreak. This is a rapidly evolving situation and information from CDC will be updated as it becomes available.

Georgia Updates
Office of the Governor
– Real-time updates: Coronavirus in Georgia (11Alive News Channel)
Georgia School Closures (GA Dept. of Education)

Where is the Coronavirus in Georgia?
The following map shows a list of coronavirus cases by county in the state of Georgia, as confirmed by the Georgia Department of Health.


Upcoming Meetings
– State Calls for COVID-19 | Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 5pm | 1-877-411-9748 | Passcode: 5087761#

Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH)
– COVID-19 CASES IN GEORGIA (Updated Daily)
Guidance for Georgia Clinicians
DPH Contact Guidance
DPH Isolation Guidance
Guidance for Georgia EMS and 911 PSAPs
COVID-19 General Information Factsheet
Key Protective Mask Guidance for Healthcare Workers
– DPH Testing Criteria

Healthcare providers who suspect COVID-19 infection in a patient should report them immediately to DPH by calling 1-866-PUB-HLTH (1-866-782-4584) and ask for a Medical Epidemiologist.

Webinar Archives

Primary PPE Training
Bio-Personal Protective Equipment for Community Health Centers
– Prepare Not Panic: COVID-19- CDC Update and Health Center Response Webinar | Slides
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness and Response for Primary Care Providers
Pandemic Expert Dr Sheri Fink on Reducing Harm From Coronavirus in US

Emergency Management Resources

Emergency Preparedness and Recovery Resources for Health Centers (HRSA)
– Emergency Preparedness & Continuity of Operations (HRSA)
Resources for Primary Care Associations and Health Centers (PCA EMAC)
– Emergency Preparedness: Tabletop Exercises (National Nurse-Led Care Consortium)

Sample Templates
Sample Patient Under Investigation (PUI) Incident Protocol for COVID-19
Sample Organizational Planning Checklist for COVID-19
Sample Provider Protocol for COVID-19
– ASPR COVID-19 Healthcare Planning Checklist
– Hazard-Specific Plan Template – Infectious Disease (CHCANYS)
– Respiratory Protection Program Toolkit for Health Centers (CHCANYS)

– Telehealth Coding Guidance 03_31_2020

Public, Community & Household
What To Do If You’re Sick
– How to Protect Yourself
– Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Homes and Residential Communities
TRAVEL CDC Check and Record Everyday Booklet
COVID-19 Advice for the Public

Laboratory & Testing
– DPH Testing Criteria
CDC Guidance for Laboratories

– LabCorp Testing | Sample ReportPress Release
– LabCorp 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), NAA Specimen Collection Instructions
– LabCorp Q&A: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
– LabCorp Letter to Health Care Clients (3/13)
– Quest Diagnostics | COVID-19 Testing

Other Resources
– Resources for Healthcare Professionals
Resources for Health Care Facilities
Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators
– CMS | Current Emergencies
– Interim Guidance for Health Communicators
Information on COVID-19 and Pregnant Women and Children
– Health Alert Network
– FDA Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
– World Health Organization (WHO) 2019-nCoV
– Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) Novel Coronavirus Resource Center
– FDA’s Recommendations for Ventilator Supply Mitigation Strategies
– ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines for COVID-19
Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security (Twitter)
CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response (Facebook)

Disinfectants & Antimicrobials

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) — Fighting Products
The American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Center for Biocide Chemistries (CBC) has compiled a list of products that have been pre-approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use against emerging enveloped viral pathogens and can be used during the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

EPA | Registered Antimicrobial Products for Use Against Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the Cause of COVID-19

Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking

Information On Covid-19 For Survivors, Communities, and DV/SA Programs
– Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

COVID-19 Clinician Screening Algorithm
– Clinician Screening Tool for Identifying Persons Under Investigation for Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

United States COVID-19 Coronavirus Case Tracker

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