COVID-19

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COVID-19 & YOUR PRACTICE

  • National AAP’s latest critical updates on COVID-19
  • National AAP’s Financial Practice Needs and Management tips
  • AAP Coding for COVID-19 and Non-Direct Care document
  • AAP Telehealth and COVID-19- This webinar offers guidance on how to launch telehealth into practice during COVID-19
  • AAP Telehealth
  • The Academy is launching a new virtual community for all of us to connect directly with one another about everything related to the novel coronavirus, from the impact on your practice to PPE to telehealth.
  • The Academy’s discussion board to facilitate direct peer-to-peer engagement. Share your questions, helpful tips, practice pearls, clinical conundrums or just offer support and encouragement for all of us. In the discussion board you will find:
    • Different topics, including: clinical care, diagnosis, PPE, practice management/payment, and telehealth
    •  A resource library to upload helpful resources you’ve come across that could help your colleagues
    • Summary of Federal Stimulus found here
  • SmartBreif resource has created a twice-weekly publication dedicated to helping organizations navigate the uncertainty created by the novel coronavirus. If you’re looking for solutions-oriented content, please sign up for SmartBreif’s Special Report on Coronavirus here.
     

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS- DHCS COVID-19 resource page) has published additional and/or updated guidance for providers, beneficiaries and the public related to COVID-19:

Additional updates will be posted to the DHCS COVID-19 resource page.

  1. AAP-CA3 Chapter Town Hall slides– without Dr. Burns or Dr. Taras’ slides
  2. Updated Q&A Guidance-V10
  3. For the most recent COVID-19 County information, please see San Diego County COVID-19 page.
  4. Link to sign up for COVID Watch: link to sign up for COVID Watch
  5. Most recent edition of COVID watch (05/18/2020), there is a new one each day, so check back on the San Diego County COVID-19 page.
  6. There will be a teleconference on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11AM.  You can sign up here or you may also participate in this COCA Call by joining COCA’s Facebook Live.
  7. IDSA COVID-19 Guideline DX

PEDIATRIC PROVIDER TOOLKIT: Well-Child Checks and Childhood Immunizations

 

PEDIATRICIAN WELLNESS

FOR YOUR FAMILIES

  • Caring for Each Other< – Sesame Workshop and the Brazelton Touchpoints Center are partnering on a webinar series
  • SCRIBD – Free books and audio booksfor 30 days
  • The children’s book author Mo Willems is currently doing an artist in residency program at the Kennedy Center and is teaching children how to draw, Click here. Daily drawing time at 10AM PST.
  • The actor and father Josh Gad (Olaf from “Frozen”) has started #GadBookClub on Fridays. He reads books to children on Instagram @joshgad, and you can also access via the hashtag after the livestream.
  • The actress Natalie Morales reads several chapters of Scholastic recommended “The Little Prince”. She can be found on Instagram @nataliemoralesloves
  • Coronavirus a Book for Children

Relief Funds For Undocumented Workers in California

The National Domestic Violence Hotline has an online chat available at https://www.thehotline.org(or text LOVEIS to 22522). Victims also can call the hotline at 1-800-799-7233. The San Diego District Attorney’s Office has resources available to help victims and survivors in the San Diego region during the pandemic. A new website offers information in English and Spanish on free local services, along with an anonymous quiz that determines one’s risk for domestic violence.

San Diego County also has the first-ever Family Justice Center, which opened in 2002. While the physical office is currently closed due to the COVID-19 crisis, Family Justice Center staff are working and continue to assist with planning, advocacy, and connecting individuals to community resources. Family Justice Center staff can be reached at (619) 533-6000. To view a comprehensive list of resources in our area, click here.

The California Surgeon General’s Playbook: Stress Relief During COVID-19 offers stress management information, specific “stress busting” strategies that can be used at home, and a self-care template for adults.

The California Surgeon General’s Playbook: Stress Relief for Caregivers and Kids During COVID-19offers information on stress management for kids, specific “stress busting” strategies, and a self-care template for kids.

An All Plan Letter for Medi-Cal managed care health plans on Mitigating Health Impacts of Secondary Stress Due to the COVID-19 Emergency.

Guidance for Medi-Cal fee-for-service providers on Mitigating Health Impacts of Secondary Stress Due to the COVID-19 Emergency.

California Surgeon General’s Playbook: Stress Relief for Caregivers and Kids during COVID-19

Tips to Maintain your Mental Health during COVID-19

Get free Clear face masks for families and patients with special needs or hard of hearing.

  • SDG&E (sdge.com/coronavirus) announcement of the San Diego COVID-19 Community Response Fund (English and Spanish)  Post Link is here
  • SDG&E announcement regarding our temporary suspension of service disconnections (Spanish) . Post link is here
  • SDG&E have programs to help our customers in need.  Help us get the word out on our assistance programs: CARE, FERA and Medical Baseline programs: sdge.com/assistance
  • FREE Internet Access to qualifying homes with students. Call  1-844-579-3743  to enroll.
  • COMCAST is also offering free internet to familie