Information for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Updated July 22, 2020

Healthcare providers who have cared or are caring for patients younger than 21 years of age meeting multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) criteria should report suspected cases to their local, state, or territorial health department.

For additional reporting questions, please contact CDC’s 24-hour Emergency Operations Center at 770-488-7100.

Clinician On-Call Center
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The Clinician On-Call Center is a hotline with trained CDC clinicians standing by to answer COVID-19 questions daily from healthcare personnel on a wide range of topics, such as diagnostic challenges, clinical management, and infection prevention and control. To reach this service, call 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) and ask for the Clinician On-Call Center. Learn more pdf icon[1 page].

COVID-19Surge Tool
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COVID-19Surge is a spreadsheet-based tool that hospital administrators and public health officials can use to estimate the surge in demand for hospital-based services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

PPE Burn Rate Calculator

This spreadsheet can help healthcare facilities plan and optimize the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).