COVID-19 Resources for CT Pediatricians and their Patients

News and information on the COVID-19 outbreak from sources you can trust.

These are indeed unprecedented times. We are in the midst of a growing pandemic which is impacting all of us to one degree or another.

For many, this is a first experience of a such a wide spread medical emergency in their careers. Even for those of us who have been in practice for many, many years this is the most impactful disease outbreak we have seen.This situation is evolving so ra

pidly that responses today may be different from responses tomorrow or next week.

In order to help you navigate this ever evolving situation, we have gathered the most reliable sources of information on COVID-19 on this page. 

We will keep it updated, so CT-AAP can be your first stop when you search for information for yourself and to share with your patients.

Please take advantage of the important content from official State and Federal government and national medical sources. 

These resource pages will be updated as new information becomes available.  

If you have any suggestions to improve the page please email us.

Federal Government Signs Families First Coronavirus Response Act. PLEASE READ!

On March 18, 2020 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law to provide relief to employees and small and midsize businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The act allows most employers with less than 500 employees to take a payroll tax credit on the newly required leave that must be provided to employees affected by COVID-19.

 

COVID-19 INFORMATION FROM TRUSTED SOURCES

REAL TIME NEWS FEEDS

CT COVID19 TWEETS

Governor Lamont, and all of us at the State are grateful to those who have stepped up and volunteered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
➡️Thank you for your continued volunteerism, we could not be where we are without all of your support and hard work❗️

An important reminder from our friends at the @FTC:

COVID-19 vaccines are FREE. No matter what anyone tells you, you can’t buy COVID-19 vaccines online and there’s no out-of-pocket cost to get the shots.

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2021/04/covid-vaccines-are-free?utm_source=govdelivery

Acting CT DPH Commissioner, Dr. Deidre Gifford, gives thanks to volunteers for their help in the battle against COVID-19 during Volunteer Appreciation Week 2021.

Rumor: The COVID-19 vaccines contain the live virus.

Fact: None of the authorized COVID-19 vaccines or COVID-19 vaccines currently in development in the U.S. contain the live virus. This means that a vaccine cannot make you sick with COVID-19.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/facts.html

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