2019 Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19) Recommended Provider Resources from the Louisiana Department of Health and CDC

If you have questions about coronavirus, please contact the Louisiana 211 Network by dialing dial 211. Or you can text the keyword LACOVID to 898-211 for the most current information about the outbreak as it becomes available.


For the most current information, please visit the following sites:

Caddo & Louisiana:  Louisiana Department of Public Health

United States:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Worldwide:  World Health Organization


CDC Recommendations for Home Care
Interim Guidance for Discontinuation of In-Home Isolation for Patients with COVID-19 (CDC 2/16/2020)
Interim Guidance for Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Homes and Residential Communities (CDC 2/14/2020)
Interim Guidance for Implementing Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (CDC 2/12/2020


Telemedicine Info

LSBME Info on Telemedicine (Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners)

Telemedicine, Getting Started (Texas Medical Association, who provided the CME for NLMS Quarterly Meeting on March 4, 2020)

Medicare Telehealth Frequently Asked Questions (CMS.gov)

Medicare Telemedicine Healthcare Fact Sheet  (Center for Medicare and Medicare Services)

Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency (US Dept. of Health & Human Services)


Other Reads

triage-and-allocation-of-health-care-resources-in-a-surge-crisis.pdf



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