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COVID-19 Resources for Georgians

6/04/2020, Georgia CORE

COVID-19 Vaccine & Patients with Cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology

COVID-19 & Cancer 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

Nominations for the Matt Mumber and Phillip Street Awards now open!

Read on to find out if you know someone eligible for either of these awards. Nominations are due by Oct. 21.


Georgia CORE awards Collaborative Cancer Research Seed Grant

Just in time for Cancer Research Month, Georgia CORE has awarded a Collaborative Cancer Research Seed Grant for $100,000 from the Georgia Cancer Research Fund.


Research Trials Saves Lives

Lynn Durham shares her cancer journey on the podcast, Kickin' it Forward.


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