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COVID-19 Resources for Georgians

6/04/2020, Georgia CORE

COVID-19 Resources

Financial Assistance

For Healthcare Providers

CMS Announces Temporary, Broad Expansion of Reimbursement for Telehealth
In March, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a temporary but sweeping change around the approval of and reimbursement for telehealth services for Medicare beneficiaries.

How to Manage Cancer Care during COVID-19 Pandemic (JNCCN)
Experts from the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA)—a Member Institution of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—are sharing insights and advice on how to continue providing optimal cancer care during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. SCCA includes the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington, which are located in the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. 

COVID-19 Navigation Toolkit (AONN)

Nelson: How Hopkins is managing COVID-19 pandemic (The Cancer Letter)

COVID-19 Clinical Oncology Frequently Asked Questions (ASCO)

Psychosocial Support for Patients With Cancer During COVID-19 (ONS Voice)  
The COVID-19 pandemic presents new challenges that nurses may not feel prepared or equipped to help their patients navigate. During tenuous and uncertain times, nurses must consider their patients’ psychosocial and mental health and get back to what makes us so trusted among patients and caregivers: therapeutic communication and comprehensive psychosocial considerations.

COVID-19 resource for non-English speaking patients
Here's a resource about COVID-19 translated into about 13 different languages. This is useful for those of us treating patients whose first language is not English.

For Those in Crises

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or 1-800-273-8255
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for those in distress.

Suicide Prevention Guide
Features over 40 online suicide prevention resources and helplines.

Georgia Crisis & Access Line or 1-800-715-4225
Partially funded by the Georgia DBHDD, this hotline provides 24/7/365 crisis intervention and support services to all Georgians. They also have a text-based option through their app My GCAL.

Detox Local
More than 100 online addiction recovery resources to support you during (and after) COVID-19.

Media, News & Events

2021 Atlanta Precision Oncology Symposium

This one-day continuing education program will focus on current approaches to integrating and applying precision medicine into managing patients with breast, lung and genitourinary malignancies.


 Media & Events

Georgia Tech’s Durham picked to lead cancer organization

Lynn Durham has been named the new president and CEO of Georgia CORE. Durham, currently Georgia Tech vice president for institute relations, will replace Nancy Paris, who has led Georgia CORE since its inception and is retiring.



Lung Cancer Screening During the COVID-19 Pandemic

GASCO encourages all our members and members of the survivorship community to view the new video produced by the Medical Association of Georgia as the November offering of their "Top Docs" program.


 Screening & Genetics

Nancy Paris elevates cancer treatment and research in Georgia

Nancy Paris has served as president and CEO of Georgia CORE since its creation in 2005. At the end of the year, she will be retiring after spending her entire career in healthcare, during which she focused on addressing community health issues including homelessness, HIV/AIDS and rural health.


How the Georgia Sewers came to the rescue

Nearly 400 volunteers in 58 counties have been cutting out fabric and elastic, handling administrative duties and of course, sewing.


Georgia CORE and partners win five-year grant for colorectal cancer prevention

The CDC-funded program will bring colorectal screening, navigation and colonoscopies to 15,000 people in southeast and southwest Georgia.


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