Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update and NHMA Call to Action

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting various vulnerable populations including the elderly and those with chronic disease.  The Trump administration and Congress are focused efforts to decrease the impact of the disease with education and social distancing to decrease transmission.  

NHMA recommends you visit the CDC COVID-19 website for updates and information on how to avoid in becoming sick and what to do when you become sick: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html.

The CDC has also released guidance and resources for healthcare professionals.  Please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/index.html.

If anyone has the fever, cough, and shortness of breath, please visit your doctor.

NHMA encourages you to follow social distancing policies being set by federal, state, and local governments.

NHMA Call to Action

NHMA is looking for Spanish-speaking physicians to participate in interviews by media and videos for NHMA’s social media channels.  If you are interested, please sign up here.