A close up of a logo

Description automatically generated

Alabama Department of Senior Services

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Information & Resources

 

ADSS has launched this new section of our website in order to provide updated information on
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This page highlights the latest guidance from our state
and federal partners. This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and ADSS
will provide updated information and guidance as it becomes available

 

Alabama Department of Public Health

        COVID-19 Resources and Information - http://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/infectiousdiseases/2019-coronavirus.html

 

 

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

        COVID-19 - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/

        One page fact sheet- what you need to know - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/2019-ncov-factsheet.pdf

        Frequently Asked Questions and Answers - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

        How COVID-19 Spreads - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/transmission.html

        Symptoms - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/symptoms.html

        Steps to Prevent Illness - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/prevention-treatment.html

        Prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/steps-when-sick.html

 

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living

        What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

https://acl.gov/COVID-19

        Emergency Preparedness Resources - https://acl.gov/programs/emergency-preparedness

 

 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

        Current Emergencies Website with information and updates - https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/Emergency/EPRO/Current-Emergencies/Current-Emergencies-page

        Disaster Response Toolkit - https://www.medicaid.gov/state-resource-center/disaster-response-toolkit/index.html

        Emergency Preparedness Strategies - http://www.advancingstates.org/sites/nasuad/files/EMERGE~1.PDF

        Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in nursing homes - https://www.cms.gov/files/document/qso-20-14-nhpdf.pdf

        Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention Concerning Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): FAQs and Considerations for Patient Triage, Placement and Hospital Discharge - https://www.cms.gov/files/document/qso-20-13-hospitalspdf.pdf-2

        FAQs for healthcare providers regarding Medicare payment for testing and other COVID-19 services - https://www.cms.gov/files/document/03062020-covid-19-faqs.pdf

        Fact Sheet: Medicare Coverage and Payment Related to COVID-19 - https://www.cms.gov/files/document/03052020-medicare-covid-19-fact-sheet.pdf

        Fact Sheet: Medicaid and CHIP Coverage and Payment Related to COViD-19 - https://www.cms.gov/files/document/03052020-medicaid-covid-19-fact-sheet.pdf

 

 

National Resource Center on Nutrition & Aging

        Frequently Asked Emergency Management Questions For Aging Services Professionals at the State and Local Levels - https://nutritionandaging.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Emergency-Preparedness-FAQs-for-Aging-Services-Professionals-Final-For-Webinar.pdf

 

 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

        Safeguards to protect nursing home and spinal cord injury patients - https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=5400

 

 

U.S. Department of Labor

        COVID-19 Information for workers and employers - https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR2IR-Fl3hhShKOoNsIO93L1075Vo5PK6zhFghUnHutPJDqBzLkp4DixIsY

        Specified guidance for healthcare workers and employers - https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/controlprevention.html#health

 

 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

        List of registered disinfectants for use against COVID-19 - https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2020-03/documents/sars-cov-2-list_03-03-2020.pdf

 

 

 

Alabama Department of Senior Services 201 Monroe Street, Suite 350, Montgomery, AL 36104 1-800-AGE-LINE (1-800-243-5463)