As more reports come in on the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, TMA has convened a task force of public health experts to help Texas physicians prepare for the next phase. We’ve started by compiling all the news and information you need right now on our online resource center. Bookmark that page as we will update it continually.
COVID-19 Resource Center
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a case of monkeypox in a person who was diagnosed with the virus after traveling from Nigeria to Dallas.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its How COVID-19 Spreads guidance to include the potential for airborne spread of the virus.
Led by its School Reopening Workgroup, the Texas Medical Association is offering schools and physicians tools to mitigate risk for COVID-19 spread as classes resume across the state.
If you’re seeking more information on keeping your practice, staff, and patients safe while treating COVID-19 cases, the Texas Medical Association COVID-19 Task Force has created a podcast version of its frequently asked questions (FAQ) on Infection Prevention and Control.
How do umbrellas protect us from disease? Austin pediatrician Ari Brown, MD, a Texas Medical Association physician leader, uses an umbrella analogy to explain how community immunity works, in this video.
Have you talked with your pregnant patients about congenital CMV? TMA Members of the Committee on Infectious Disease and the Committee on Reproductive, Women’s, and Perinatal Health have developed a flyer with key messages and resources for additional information to help you.
Got Infectious Diseases questions? Call the Knowledge Center.