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COVID 19 – Quick Links

UPDATED APRIL 14, 2020

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.

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.

Information on 211: 211 is a helpline, referral centre and online database of Alberta’s community and social services, including employment, shelter and housing, financial supports and food/basic needs.

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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.

Information on 211: 211 is a helpline, referral centre and online database of Alberta’s community and social services, including employment, shelter and housing, financial supports and food/basic needs.

AHS – New important continuous PPE recommendations – April 10, 2020
ASG Educational Videos: GI & COVID-19 -April 10, 2020
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 22 | 7:00 – 9:00 PM  MDT
COVID CORNER: Care of the Hospitalized Patient, University of Calgary CME&PD

Tuesday April 28 | 8:00 – 9:00 AM  MDT
Safe Intubation and Ventilation in the time of COVID in Rural Areas, University of Calgary CME&PD

TOOLS FOR PRACTICE – Rapid Reviews

#256 Hydrochloroquine With or Without Azithromycin for COVID-19
#257 A Rushed Introduction to an Uninvited Guest
#258 Stealth Style Transmission? Covert data on COVID-19
#259Unmasking the evidence around masks for healthcare workers

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