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Administrative Considerations Naval Medical Forces Atlantic Maryland    
COVID-19 FAQs Naval Medical Forces Atlantic Maryland    
COVID-19 Cover Letter Naval Medical Forces Atlantic Maryland    
Update 6 - COVID-19 – From Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 3/6/20  
Update 7 - COVID-19 – From Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 3/6/20  
Update 8 - COVID-19 – From Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 3/13/20  
Update 9 - COVID-19 – From Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 3/20/20  
Update 10 - COVID-19 – From Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 3/22/20  
Update 11 - COVID-19 – From Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 3/26/20 -- Work Uniform Hygiene Strategies
-- Home Cleaning Strategies – CDC Guidance and Effective Products
-- Talking About COVID-19 with Your Family
Update 12 - COVID-19 – From Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 3/27/20 --Clinical Care Standards – Respiratory Illness-Related Actions
--Interfaces with Nursing Homes, Shelters, & Hospital Emergency Departments
--Educational Resource – COVID-19 - CIDRAP
Update 13 - COVID-19 – From Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 4/4/20 --Why is this pandemic happening?
--What is SARS-CoV-2? Coronavirus? COVID-19?
--What are the symptoms of COVID-19 and what is a “typical” illness of it?
Update 14 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 4/14/20 --Testing for SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19
--Educational Resource – COVID-19 - CIDRAP
Update 15- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 4/17/20 --Educational Resource – The Reality of Testing – COVID-19 - CIDRAP
Update 16- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 4/20/20 --Educational Resource – Science – How Does Coronavirus Kill?
--Educational Resource – Nature Medicine – Transmissibility of COVID-19
--Recommended Readings from Dr. G
--Nursing Home Information in EMS Radio Reports to Hospital EDs
Update 17 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 4/24/20 --What’s Ahead Now?
--Nursing Home Correlation – WHO Europe
--STEMIs in the COVID-19 Era – Implications for EMS & Emergency Medicine
--Out of Hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the COVID-19 Era
--Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 5
Update 18 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 5/5/20 --Educational Resource – COVID-19: The CIDRAP Viewpoint – Part 1
--Is it one and done? What’s the evidence for immunity post COVID-19?
--Safety in Returning to Healthcare Work after COVID-19 - CDC
--Infection Control in the Home and Beyond - CDC
--Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 6
Update 19 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 5/8/20 --Educational Resource – COVID-19: The CIDRAP Viewpoint – Part 2
--What about GI symptoms in COVID-19?
--COVID-19 Inflammatory Implications for Kids
--Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 7
Update 20 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 5/8/20 --The Mental Health Impact of COVID-19…and this is still early
--Already an Update on Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome
--Some ?Good News about Antibody Testing
--Some Good (I Hope They are Serious) News about Antibody Testing
--A Gem of an Explanation of Viral Transmission & Risk
Update 21 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 5/14/20 --Six Feet Safety? & Masks On AND Off Duty
--Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 8
--Speaking of Science…
--Antibody Results n=1
Update 22 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 5/22/20 --Educational Resource – COVID-19: The CIDRAP Viewpoint – Part 3
--Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 9
--The Impact of “Social Distancing” Timing Estimated
--Challenges of COVID-19 Spread in a Short Video - CDC
Update 23 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 5/25/20 --Another Blow to Endless Double Patty Bacon Chili Cheeseburgers
--It’s Numbers but It’s Not a Game – CDC
--The FDA is Cracking Down on EUA for SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Testing - Finally
--Who’s a Michigan Wolverine Fan? YOU Might Be Come 2021
--Speaking of Universities and Collaboration…
Update 24 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 5/28/20 --Evolution of How We React to Confirmed Exposures
--Asymptomatic Spreaders of COVID-19
--Stress of PPE
--Some Seattle Safety Searching Success
--Antibody Testing Conundrum – Guidance from the CDC
Update 25 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 6/1/20 --On the Surface about SARS-CoV-2?
--Health Care Surfaces of Concern
--What if the “Surface” is the Whole Building?
--Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 10
Update 26 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 6/3/20  
Update 27 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 6/8/20 --Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Special Episode
--Educational Resource – COVID-19: The CIDRAP Viewpoint – Part 4
--The Challenge of Asymptomatic Spread – Time
--A Study of Studies?
Update 28 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 6/12/20 --Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 11
--The Challenge of Asymptomatic Spread? The WHO disagrees (for a bit)
--Use Only as Directed – But Many Aren’t! – CDC
--Be Wary – A Summer of COVID-19 Ahead
Update 29 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 6/19/20 --Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 12
--A Sobering Graph – NY Times
--Another Graph (of Sorts) on Present Research Realities - ACEP
Update 30 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 6/26/20 --Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 13
--A Sobering Graph – Updated – The New York Times
--New Estimates – Just a Ten-Fold Change! – The Hill
--What About Pregnancy? – Questions Remain – USA Today
--The Cracked Protective Shield of Youth – The New York Times
--A Graphic Graphic – The New York Times
Update 31 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 7/2/20 --A View from “The True North” – The Toronto Star
--Crap-Tastic Investigations – The Toronto Star
--Think You Know How N95 Respirator Masks Work? – New Mind
--Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 14
Update 32 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 7/6/20 --Where Are We in Identifying COVID-19 by Symptoms?
--Navigating Risks of COVID-19 for Self, Family & Friends
--Who’s “Super” in Superspreading? – The New York Times
--“Lingering” Debate – Aerosolization of SARS-CoV-2 – The New York Times
Update 33 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 7/14/20 --Next Gen COVID-19 Testing – Promising Steps? – The New York Times
--The 239 Scientists Letter – Clinical Infectious Diseases
--Arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! One Damnpemic, I Mean Pandemic, at a Time
--Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 15
Update 34 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director  EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 7/16/20 --By the Way, What’s this COVID-19 Thing All About Again? – JAMA
--COVID in the US in 2020’s First Five Months – CDC MMWR
--Whatever, Can I Just Get This COVID Thing and Be Done with It? – JAMA
--Any Advice about My Kids and Schools? – Science
--How’s About a Summary on Vaccines? Sure! - NIH
Update 35 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 7/28/20 --Double Dose of Education Education – The Osterholm Update
--A Gift from Dallas Fire Rescue
Update 36 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 7/31/20 --Lighter than Air or…. Lighter than Droplets? – The New York Times
--Bet “10” Instead of the “14” – The New York Times & The Washington Post
--While We’re Betting, Do We Double Down? – The Washington Post
--CPR in the COVID Era and More Ahead on This – The Washington Post
--Upside Down Strategies Ahead – emDocs.net
--Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 18
--System Numbers to Watch
Update 37 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 8/4/20 --What Does the Nose Know About Kids? – The New York Times
--How Does the CDC Spell EMS in This Pandemic? - CDC
--This You Just Have to See - American Society of Hospital Pharmacists
--We Must Fight the Fatigue of PPE – CNN
--An Oklahoma Snapshot – The New York Times
Update 38 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 8/10/20 --Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 19
--Are Sicker Patients More Dangerous to Us? Maybe Not! – CNN
--What is (or isn’t) a Wave of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic – The Washington Post
--The Elephant of COVID-19. Literally! – The New York Times
Update 39 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 8/12/20 --Wellness Resource – Emory, Grady, & Morehouse School of Medicine
Update 40 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 8/17/20 --Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 20
--Mask Care Questions Answered – The Washington Post
--Know What a Gaiter Is? You May Want to Avoid Them – The Washington Post
--Exhalation Valve Masks & Gaiters Unite! – The Washington Post
--Masks, Masks, Masks – Do We Really Need Them? – The New York Times
--We Need Kindness and Good News! – The Washington Post
Update 41 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 8/24/20 - Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 20
- The Uncertain Length of Long for Long Haulers – The Atlantic
- Sad “Hidden” Costs of the Pandemic and the EMS Role in Helping - The Los Angeles Times & The Washington Post
- Encouraging News About the Protection Encouraging News About the Protection of Antibodies – The New York Times
- A Seven-Month Mirror - STAT
Update 42 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 8/27/20 - To Test or Not to Test? When? And What to Test? – The New York Times
- Don’t Worry – It’s Clear as Mud Under the Roof Too – SGEM
- The More Things Seem to Change Maybe They Don’t – The Bridge Daily
Update 43- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 8/31/20 - Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 21
- A Change in Testing Strategy? Maybe Not – The New York Times
- Speaking of Increasing Testing – Associated Press
- All It Takes Is One (Event) – The Boston Globe & The Washington Post
- But If You Must Travel, Here’s Some Tips – The Washington Post
- So That 6 Foot Rule We’ve All Been Trying to Follow? – British Medical Journal
Update 44- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 9/14/20 - Educational Resources – The Osterholm Update – Episodes 22 and 23
- Exposure Therapy – Say What? – The Washington Post
- More Than a Vaccine – The New Yorker
Update 45- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 9/28/20 - Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 24
- Another Month of Experience – Our EMS System Data
- Vaccine Priority and You’re at the Top! – Reuters
- Speaking of Vaccines – A Dr. G Experience & Encouragement
- Keep Those Radars Up to Date – Time Magazine
- Mask Maintenance - CDC
Update 46- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 10/1/20 - CPR Futile in COVID-19? – Not So Fast! – CIDRAP & JAMA Internal Medicine with a bonus featuring your hard work - Medscape
- Mutant SARS-CoV-2 – What Does That Mean? – The Washington Post
Make the Right Call Whatcom County EMS Washington    
COVID-19 Employee Guidance Chesterfield Fire & EMS   3/24/20  

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