The chart is intended as a guide, prepared by physician experts, to help Texans make smart and educated choices of activities to pursue amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The TMA COVID-19 Task Force and the TMA Committee on Infectious Diseases. Please assume that participants in these activities are following currently recommended safety protocols when possible.
The chart is also available in a Spanish-language version.
Remember the board game Risk, where the goal was basically to take over the world?
Well, let’s play Risk COVID-19, in which you try to guess which activities put people more at risk for contracting the coronavirus that causes the disease.
Upcoming deadlines and extensions in effect during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Quick How-To Testing Guide
General Overview of State Civil Liability Protections for Volunteer Physicians
PPE Distribution FAQ
Behavioral Health During COVID-19: Tips and Strategies for Helping Patients Manage Distress
Practice Viability FAQs
White Paper Explains Non-Urgent Procedures Rule
Specialty Society Guidance on Non-Urgent Procedures
COVID-19 Treatment Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
PPE Supply & Shortage FAQs
Infection Control FAQ
Human Resources Tips and FAQ
Texas DSHS COVID-19 Call Center:1-877-570-9779Hours:7:00 am – 8:00 pm,DailyTexas DSHS 24/7 Line: (888) 963-7111Email: email@example.com
Texas DSHS Drive-Thru ScreeningDSHS Drive-Thru Screening Locations
How to contact your Local Health DepartmentCoronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID) Local Health Entities
CDC UpdatesCOCA Calls
24 Hour CDC Clinician Hotline(770) 488-7100
CDC News Releases and Health Alert Network (HAN)
County Medical SocietiesCMS PPE DrivesHow to Organize a PPE Drive
FDAFDA Emergency Use Authorizations
Mental Health Support24/7 HHSC Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support(833) 986-1919
Global CasesCOVID-19 Global Cases by John Hopkins CSSE
Texas CasesCOVID-19 Case Count in Texas
TMA Knowledge CenterSubmit Your Questions to the TMA Knowledge Center
A Rapid Response to Food Insecurity and Other Social Determinants of Health During COVID-19Date: Tuesday, July 7, 2020Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
Developing a Vaccine and Vaccination Strategy for COVID-19; Updates from the Front Lines: Arizona & New MexicoDate: Wednesday, July 8, 2020Time: 2:00 p.m. CDT
Reopening Colleges and Universities During COVID-19 — Keeping Students and Communities HealthyDate: Wednesday, July 8, 2020Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
CMS Lessons from the Frontlines: COVID-19Date: Friday, July 17, 2020Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDTToll Free Attendee Dial-In: (833) 614-0820Access Code: 3096434
Interim Guidance for Discontinuation of In-Home Isolation for Patients with COVID-19 (CDC, March 16, 2020)
Interim Guidance for Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Homes and Residential Communities (CDC, Feb. 14, 2020)
Interim Guidance for Implementing Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (CDC, Feb. 12, 2020)
The guidelines suggested here are not rules, do not constitute legal advice, and do not ensure a successful clinical outcome. The ultimate decision regarding the appropriateness of any treatment must be made by each physician and health care provider considering the circumstances of the individual situation and in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the care is rendered.
TMA Podcast Answers Your PPP Loan FAQs
Reopening Your Practice Post-COVID-19 Webinar
TMA Practice Well Podcast: COVID-19: Reopening Your Practice
CME-to-Go: Reopening Your Practice Post-COVID-19
COVID-19 CME from TMA
Governor Expands Elective Surgery Suspension to Hospitals in Four South Texas Counties
Will Telemedicines Footprint Be Permanent Post-COVID-19?
TMA Urges Republican Party to Change In-Person Convention Plans
Health Issues Sidelined Amid COVID-19 Response
CDC Guidance for Vaccinations During COVID-19
Governor Reinstates Business Restrictions As COVID-19 Cases Rise
How to Prescribe Controlled Substances Under COVID-19 Waivers
Insurance Payments for Telemedicine Visits Extended to September
Texas Medicaid, CHIP Extend Telemedicine Changes Through July
Rapid Rise in COVID-19 Along Border Concerns Area Physicians
Governor: Wear A Mask, Texas
TeleTown Hall Recordings –June 23, May 18, May 7,April 20,andMarch 10
Practice Log Forms
Disinfectant LogStaff Temperature Log
Visit TMA’s COVID-19 Social Media Toolkit for items to share on your own social media pages.
Customized Letter for Essential Health Care Faculty to Use to Travel Under Stay-at-Home Orders
Customizable Permission Letter for School or Work
Customized Signs From DSHS
Outdoor signs: English, SpanishIndoor Signs: English, Spanish
Coronavirus Alert for Health Care Settings – English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese
Symptoms of Coronavirus – English, Spanish
Stop the Spread of Germs – English, Chinese, Spanish
COVID-19 Notice - TMB Minimum Standards of Safe Practice
Got COVID-19 questions? Email or Call the Knowledge Center.