COVID-19: CDC, FDA and CMS Guidance

Oct 15, 2020
In its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported early increases in the rate of positive test results for Americans younger than age 25 living in 767 COVID-19 hotspot counties in June and July.
Oct 1, 2020
An analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data collected from mid-February to mid-July found nurses predominated among health care professionals (HCPs) who contracted COVID-19.
Oct 1, 2020
Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its first emergency use authorization for a point-of-care COVID-19 antibody test.
Sep 10, 2020
Technical guidance to support effective use of antigen tests in various testing situations was updated this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The guidance summarizes the differences between diagnostic, screening, and surveillance testing and provides links to regulatory…
Aug 27, 2020
To fulfill its vision that “all people have the opportunity to attain the highest level of health possible,” the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed a COVID-19 response health equity strategy, which the agency recently updated.
Aug 20, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) revised guidance issued in June 2020 transitioning states to routine oversight and survey activities at long-term care facilities after limits had been imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.