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4/24/2020
April 23rd Governor Gordon press release- transition to easing restrictions:  https://governor.wyo.gov/media/news-releases/2020-news-releases/governor-gordon-unveils-plan-to-ease-covid-19-restrictions

CMS guidelines for re-opening: https://www.cms.gov/files/document/covid-flexibility-reopen-essential-non-covid-services.pdf

CDC Guidelines for Infection Control COVID-19:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/infection-control.html
 
CDC Guidelines for Disinfection Methods:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/disinfecting-building-facility.html
 
CDC Guidelines for Cloth Face Coverings for the General Public:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cloth-face-cover.html
 
FDA masks guidelines
https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/personal-protective-equipment-infection-control/n95-respirators-and-surgical-masks-face-masks


4/10/2020
This is the CMS link to all the COVID-!9 information on their web site.  Includes info regarding telehealth too.
https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/Emergency/EPRO/Current-Emergencies/Current-Emergencies-page




4/3/2020
Some members have had good luck with the telehealth HIPAA approved platform:  doxy.me

AOA Webinar covering the CARES act and relief for you- WORTH THE WATCH!!:  https://www.aoa.org/coronavirus/covid-19-webinar

WY Legislature resource page:  https://wyoleg.gov/LSOResearch/2020/COVID-19%20State%20and%20Federal%20Resources%204.1.2020.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3GD4AML2nM2b-z0Yv8yHXaA1d-HGFxjFmmNh11udmv4ay54eZcAcE9Cvo

VSP Global News Alert:  http://s1499497143.t.en25.com/e/es?s=1499497143&e=24508&elqTrackId=91D183E84C0722A52E1B8155B5B312DD&elq=198c560975404f02a71c9bcf2174ea74&elqaid=3056&elqat=1


FOUR ITEMS FOR YOUR ATTENTION:
 
·    Implications of Congressional COVID-19 relief action for optometry - As you may have read, Congress passed legislation that includes various provisions that will benefit optometrists and optometric practices. Click here for a brief summary from AOA of the provisions that most impact optometrists.
 
·    Understanding new COVID-19 Sick Leave & FMLA Policies See outline from AOA for guidance
 
·    AOA Webinar: COVID 19 Practice Support--What ODs Need to Know about new Sick Leave and FMLA Requirements and Financial Support Options for Practices
·    March 31, 8:00 pm CDT.
·    Register in advance for this webinar
 
·    Guidance on what constitutes Essential ServicesSee guidelines from the Health Policy Institute

Link to learning about the CARE Act:   https://6205593.hs-sites.com/navigating-care?fbclid=IwAR2vVBUdZvjLIqf83maF27XUKoaFvMDwEh536V7IKGjuCGeuvJXh-pDe6MM

Wyoming COVID-19:  https://covid19.wyo.gov/health

AOA COVID-19:  https://www.aoa.org/coronavirus

State by State COVID-19 Resources: https://stage.aoa.org/states-covid-19-resources

CDC COVID-19https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/index.html

Essential Provider: 
AOA's What Does it Mean to be an Essential Provider?
 
Telehealth:
CMS 1135 Wavier Fact Sheet

Gubernatorial Proclamation:  On Tuesday of this week, the US Health and Human Services Department sent a communication to all Governors, touching on this issue so as to better combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wyoming Telehealth COVID-19 Resource page:  https://www.uwyo.edu/wind/wytn/covid-19.html

SBA Loans: https://www.sba.gov/disaster-assistance/coronavirus-covid-19

Wyoming Workforce Services COVID-19 page: http://www.wyomingworkforce.org/data/epidemiology/coronavirus/
Unemployment: http://www.wyomingworkforce.org/workers/ui/
 




















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