CDC Call March 5: What You Need to Know to Prepare for COVID-19


Find out how to identify, manage, and care for potential patients with the novel coronavirus by participating in a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) call and webinar on Thurs., March 5 from 1-2pm (CT).

The program will include a panel of experts from CDC’s COVID-19 clinical and emergency response teams and cover the most up-to-date information and guidance on what physicians and other clinicians can do to prepare for the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak, including how to:

  • Identify persons under investigation (PUIs);
  • Apply infection prevention and control measures;
  • Assess risks for exposures; 
  • Optimize the use of personal protective equipment supplies; and
  • Manage and care for patients, inpatient and at home.

 There are several options to join the call using the webinar ID 695 903 771:

Advanced registration is not required, nor will CME be offered for the call. If you can’t attend live, CDC says it plans to make it available on demand a few hours afterwards. For more information about the call visit the CDC’s webpage or contact COCA at

Also be sure to check out TMA’s new COVID-19 Resource Center. 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, and we will update the resource center continually.


Last Updated On

March 04, 2020

Originally Published On

March 02, 2020

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