COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Practice Management Info for Pediatricians (from the NYS AAP – Chapter 2 & 3 Pediatric Council)

  1. Pediatric Council Update #1:  Important Phone and Telehealth Information for Pediatricians
  2. Pediatric Council Update #2:  Advocating for Telehealth Payment
  3. Pediatric Council Update #3:  Local Payer Updates
  4. Pediatric Council Update #4:  AAP & Local Payer Updates
  5. Pediatric Council Update #5:  Local Payer Updates
  6. Pediatric Council Update #6:  COVID-19 Local Payer Updates
  7. Pediatric Council Update #7:  Applying for CARES Act Funding & Vaccine Advocacy

COVID-19 Updates & Resources (from the Chapter 3 President)

  1. COVID-19 Updates and Resources – 3/16/20
  2. COVID-19 Updates and Resources – 4/8/20
The AAP has a web page on AAP.org where you can find the latest clinical guidance, recommendations from CDC, information for parents and other resources.  For questions or comments related to the pandemic, email COVID-19@aap.org.  Additional resources:
AAP offers a series of recorded webinars on COVID-19:
In addition, New York State has updated sites:

From the New York City Department of Health:

  • COVID-19 Citywide Updates:
    • The COVID-19 Citywide Information Portal can be found at at www.nyc.gov/coronavirus
    • To receive real-time updates from NotifyNYC, text ‘COVID’ to 692692 for updates in English or text ‘COVIDESP’ to 692692 for updates in Spanish
  • Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Information – A fact sheet on Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome can be found at https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/imm/covid-19-pmis.pdf
  • COVID-19 Testing – Any New Yorker can now get tested for COVID-19 at one of the more than 180 testing sites citywide.  Please visit www.nyc.gov/covidtest or call 311 to find the nearest testing center
  • COVID-19 Symptom Reporting
    • New Yorkers with symptoms or questions about COVID-19 may connect to a medical provider between 9 AM – 9 PM free of charge by calling 1-844-NYC-4NYC
    • NYC Test and Trace Corps contact tracers help New Yorkers get the resources they need to stay safe – more information can be found at http://testandtrace.nyc
    • New Yorkers may confidentially self-report COVID19 status and symptoms at www.nyc.gov/cv19engagementportal
  • COVID-19 Assistance for Individuals
  • Stop the Spread of COVID-19
    • Stop the Spread flyers are available are offered in many languages including English and Spanish
    • Information about the COVID-19 hotel programs for individuals and workers with COVID-19 or COVID-19 like symptoms who cannot self-isolate at home can be found at http://nyc.gov/covid19hotel
    • Information and guidelines for businesses reopening in NYC can be found at www.nyc.gov/nycbusiness
  • Health Insurance Special Enrollment Period
    • The special enrollment period for uninsured New Yorkers ends on June 15, 2020.
    • Enrollment counselors can provide free assistance to New Yorkers signing up for health insurance: call 311, text “CoveredNYC” to 877-877 (“SeguroNYC” for Spanish) or visit www.nyc.gov/nycbusiness

Project TEACH along with our partners at MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds created an important blog on how you can help support kids and teens through the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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