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COVID-19 Resources for Georgians

3/23/2020, Georgia CORE

CDC’s Official Website for COVID-19 Updates

State of Georgia’s Official COVID-19 Webpage and Hotline

What Does Social Distancing Mean? (Grady Health System)

Coronavirus: What People with Cancer Should Know (National Cancer Institute)

Common Questions About the New Coronavirus Outbreak (American Cancer Society)

Coronavirus 2019: What People With Cancer Need to Know (Cancer.net)

How to Navigate Cancer in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic (curetoday.com)

211: a free and confidential service that helps people across North America find the local resources they need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Payment Assistance (Georgia Cancer Info)

National Financial Resource Directory (Patient Advocate Foundation)

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.

Media, News & Events

Compassion and Connection: A Meditation Series for Members of the Cancer Community

Beginning April 9 at 9am, you are invited to a weekly meditation and mindfulness series to amplify support and encouragement among the cancer care team.

 Media & Events 4/06/2020

GC3 Survivorship Advocacy Council looking for members

Every year cancer impacts the lives of thousands of Georgians. In fact, cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death in our state. Whether coping with a diagnosis, undergoing treatment, providing oncology care, supporting a loved one or searching for a cure, there is support available for organizations and individuals through the Georgia Cancer Control Consortium (GC3)...

1/15/2020

Clinical Cancer Advances 2020 at a Glance

Clinical Cancer Advances 2020: ASCO’s Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer highlights the most important clinical research advances of the past year and identifies priority areas where ASCO believes research efforts should be focused moving forward.

 Media & Events 2/12/2020

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