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Visit the AVMA COVID-19 page for guidance on: - https://www.avma.org/resources-tools/animal-health-and-welfare/covid-19 Keeping Veterinary Teams Healthy Caring for Veterinary Patients and Interactions with Clients Use of Personal Protective Equipment Use Telemedicine to Help Care for Veterinary Patients Potential Supply Chain Impacts Business Considerations ...

GOVERNOR LITTLE'S STATEWIDE STAY HOME ORDER - VETERINARY SERVICES LISTED AS ESSENTIAL statewide-stay-home-order_032520 IdahoEssentialServices Guidance-for-Gov-Brad-Littles-Statewide-Stay-Home-Order At 1:30 pm yesterday, Governor Little issued a statewide stay-home order and signed an extreme emergency declaration. On the attached Guidelines Poster, you will see that "veterinary services" are listed under Essential Facilities. Around 5:00 the actual order outlining details of essential and non-essential services was released. The Order to Self-Isolate (See attachment) Section 8 Definitions and Exemptions subsection b states:  For the purposes of this Order, individuals may leave their residence to work for or obtain services at any "Healthcare Operations" including hospitals,...

Survey - We are working with Veterinary Medical Association Executives (VMAE) to determine the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the veterinary community. Our goal is to determine how long veterinary hospitals can practice under current conditions based on the PPE supplies on hand in hospitals.  We also wish to inform how veterinary medical associations advocate for veterinary medicine in governmental discussions about PPE distribution. The survey closes at midnight on Wednesday, March 25. Please submit only one response per practice HERE.   AVMA Guidelines for use of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic when...

From the AVMA Government Relations - Here are links to information on the implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  More information will be coming from the IRS and Dept. of Labor quickly. www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osec/osec20200320 DOL press release describing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  Indicates that guidance and emergency rules will be coming this week. www.irs.gov/newsroom/...

IVMA-One-Health-COVID-19-statement For accurate and timely information on COVID-19: Idaho   State of Idaho Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)  Global   Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center  CDC   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus (COVID-19)  WHO   World Health Organization Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak  For resources on COVID-19 related to veterinary medicine: AVMA  AVMA COVID-19 includes information on COVID-19 origin and spread, COVID-19 in humans, Coronavirus and domestic animals, keeping veterinary teams healthy, links to telemedicine resources, supply chain impacts, financial relief legislation, and more. FAQs  COVID-19 FAQs for Veterinarians and Veterinary Clinics and COVID-19 FAQs for Pet Owners are available on the AVMA COVID-19 website as downloadable PDFs, and are also included...

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