COVID-19: CDC, FDA and CMS Guidance

This page includes AHA Today stories and other AHA content on coronavirus COVID-19 guidance from the CDC, FDA, and CMS.

Jul 7, 2022
Health care workers who received two or three vaccine doses were less likely to get long COVID-19 compared with unvaccinated health care workers, according to an observational study in Italy.
Apr 21, 2022
Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization for the first breathalyzer test designed to detect COVID-19 in adults.
Mar 31, 2022
Adults who received an initial Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine should receive a Pfizer or Moderna booster at least two months later for the best protection
Feb 17, 2022
Federal officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called for a renewed focus on patient safety
Feb 17, 2022
Completion of a 2-dose mRNA COVID-19 vaccination series during pregnancy might help prevent COVID-19 hospitalization among infants
Feb 3, 2022
To improve care delivery, conserve personal protective equipment and limit the exposure to SARS-CoV-2, nurses at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City relocated smart IV infusion pumps outside of patient rooms
Feb 3, 2022
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned people to stop using two tests produced by Empowered Diagnostics: CovClear COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test
Jan 20, 2022
On Jan. 13, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued its ruling on a challenge to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requirement that health care facilities accepting CMS payment vaccinate their employees against COVID-19.
Jan 6, 2022
The American Hospital Association (AHA) this week urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to be flexible as it begins enforcing its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for hospitals