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CDC and ACS Resources on the Coronavirus

March 05, 2020 4:18 PM | Anonymous

As the number of cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to rise internationally, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) recommends that all surgeons continue to monitor the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the latest updates and information about it.

Here you'll find an information section on the CDC COVID-19 website solely dedicated to health care professionals:

Go to CDC Information for Health Care Professionals

Although you may not currently be experiencing COVID-19 exposure issues in your practice setting, now is the time to prepare for it. Start by familiarizing yourself with these infection control practices in the event you encounter someone with symptoms. 

To review protective gear steps, download and view this three-page CDC instructional document.

ACS will continue to monitor the situation and post updates to this page as needed.

If you have any information that you think the ACS should be aware of, please email: dhoyt@facs.org

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