COVID-19 Resource Center: General Overview of COVID-19

COVID-19 Resource Center
Updated: January 23, 2023

General Overview of COVID-19

CDC: What you need to know about COVID-19

Published: March 20, 2020

This fact sheet from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention answers questions such as “What is coronavirus disease 2019?” and “How does COVID-19 spread?”

American College of Surgeons: COVID-19: Guidance for Triage of Non-Emergent Surgical Procedures

Published: March 17, 2020

The American College of Surgeons provides triage guidance and an elective surgery acuity scale with recommendations on the locations where patients can get the care they need.

Interim Guidance for Healthcare Facilities: Preparing for Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States

Published: February 29, 2020

This interim guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines goals and strategies for all US healthcare facilities to prepare for and respond to community spread of COVID-19.