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COVID-19 What You Need to Know

Alberta Health Services Public Health has asked the ACFP to support regular updates to family physicians in Alberta regarding the potential outbreak of novel coronavirus. AHS, ACFP, and CPSA, will continue to share the latest information through our communication channels as it becomes available. All channels will direct you to the same “source of truth” on the AHS website.

Quick Links

AHS COVID-19 Daily Update for Medical Staff: The update outlines key information and developments on the response. It will be shared here daily. Note: Some resources in the update are specific to AHS.

AHS ECC – Changes to Ambulatory Clinics in response to COVID-19 – March 31, 2020
APL & DynaLIFE – Public Health Lab Bulletin – March 25, 2020
APL – Public Health Lab Bulletin – March 19, 2020
ACFP Summit Q&A – Answers received March 16, 2020
APL – Public Health Lab Bulletin – March 11, 2020
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Primary Care
Download PDF – AHS Memorandum for ACFP Members Monday, March 2, 2020

ACFP eNews

March 29 – Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 AHS Update
March 25 – Resources for COVID-19 and Virtual Care
March 19: Update on PPEs for Non-PCN Physicians
March 12: Update on PPEs and Primary Care Pathways
March 6: Update on Revised Screening Criteria for COVID-19
March 2: Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 and Connect Care – What You Need To Know

Upcoming CME

Wednesday, April 1 | 7:30 – 8:30 PM MDT
COVID-19: Clinical Updates Webinar, University of Calgary CME&PD

Thursday, April 2 | 12:00 PM (EDT)
The COVID-19 Pivot: Protecting patients and physicians during the pandemic, College of Family Physicians of Canada

Thursday, April 9 | 12:00 PM (EDT)
The COVID-19 Pivot: The Clinical Presentation of COVID-19 Infections and Course of Illness, College of Family Physicians of Canada

Tools for Practice

#256 Hydrochloroquine with or without azithromycin for COVID-19

In the News

Saturday, March 7, 2020
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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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