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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
Update 47- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 10/9/20 - Educational Resource – The ‎Osterholm Update – Episode 26‎
‎- Answers Don’t Always Hold Over ‎Time – NBC & Clinical Infectious ‎Diseases
‎- Survival of SARS-CoV-2 on Skin – ‎Fox News & Clinical Infectious ‎Diseases
‎- FAQs on Masks – The ‎Washington Post
‎- Questions and Dr. G Answers
Update 48- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 11/2/20 - An Interesting View from “Inside the Mask” – The New York Times
- It’s Not Just 15 Once, It All Adds Up – Stat News & CDC
- Isolation & Quarantine Reviewed – CDC
- The Third Wave? – The New York Times
Update 49- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 11/20/20 - Where We Are – COVID Confirmed Cases in Our EMS System
- Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 32
-Thanksgiving Planning – The Washington Post & CDC
Update 50- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 11/23/20  
Update 51- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 12/9/20  
Update 52- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 12/15/20  
Update 53- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 12/18/20 - Where We Are – COVID Confirmed Cases in Our EMS System
- Project ECHO – OSU Medicine - COVID-19 – Webinar - Today Dec 18th
- CDC COCA Webinar – COVID-19 Vaccines - Today Dec 18
- Some Questions & Dr. G Answers on COVID-19 Vaccines
Update 54- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 12/31/20 - The Mutants Are Here – What Does That Mean? 
– The Osterholm Update Episode 37, history.com, virological.org, BBC, & The Washington Post 
- CDC COCA Webinar – COVID-19 Vaccine Reactions - Dec 30th
- Coming soon… More Questions & Dr. G Answers on COVID-19 Vaccines & Other
 Substances
 
Update 55- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 1/18/21 - The Evolving Understanding of SARS-‎CoV-2 Variants
- The Osterholm Update ‎Episode 39 & The ‎Washington Post
‎- Helpful (against COVID-19) or ‎Harmful (to Your Wallet)?‎
- Dr. G’s Best Take on ‎Vitamins C & D
‎- The Second Dose of the COVID-‎‎19 Vaccine – Dr. G’s Thoughts
Update 56- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 2/5/21 - Where We Are – COVID ‎Confirmed Cases in Our EMS System
‎- Educational Resource – The ‎Osterholm Update – Episode 41‎
- Further Good News About ‎Natural Immunity – Reuters
‎- One Example from the ‎Information Firehose – Science ‎Translational Medicine
‎- A Helpful Primer on VOCs & ‎Vaccines – Op Ed – The Washington ‎Post
‎- Steroids for COVID-19 – The Role ‎of EMS?‎
- MedPage‎ ‎Today‎,‎‎ ‎NIH‎,‎‎ ‎&‎ ‎Dr‎.‎‎ ‎G‎’‎s‎ ‎Thoughts
‎- Helpful (against COVID-19) or ‎Harmful (to Your Wallet)?‎
- Dr‎.‎‎ ‎G‎’‎s‎ ‎Best‎ ‎Take‎ ‎on‎ ‎Zinc‎ ‎&‎ ‎Quercetin
‎- Post-Vaccination Life – What ‎Does That Look Like? - The New York ‎Times
Update 57- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 2/8/21 What Do I Do? – Navigating ‎Encounters & Exposures
Update 58- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 2/11/21 - What Do I Do? – Navigating ‎Encounters & Exposures
‎- New Surgical Mask ‎Recommendations – US Centers for ‎Disease Control (CDC)‎
Update 59- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 2/16/21 - Verified Valuable Variant ‎Tracking – The New York Times
‎- Storm Front? – Stat News
- Educational Resource – The ‎Osterholm Update – Episode 42‎
‎- Vaccination Victories? Predicting ‎How Vaccines Can Get Us to Post-‎Pandemic
Life – The Washington ‎Post
‎- More Vaccination Victories? ‎Once Vaccinated, How Do Test ‎Results Change?‎
‎- Helpful (against COVID-19) or ‎Harmful (to Your Wallet)?‎
- Dr. G’s Best Take on ‎Elderberry
Update 60- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 2/19/21 - Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 43
- Now for the Championship Fight! Vaccine A vs. Vaccine B – Stat News
- Vaccines Alone? Not A Good Strategy – The New York Times
- Vaccines Vs. Variants – The Winner… Still TBD! – State News
- Not Everyone at Once, Please – Human Volunteers for Infection? – UK Gov
- Big Picture of the Future? - Here’s a Good Start - Nature
Update 61- COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 2/24/21 • Where We Are – COVID Confirmed Cases in Our EMS System
• Vaccines are Better than “Good” to Be Honest! Avoiding Vaccine Alarmism –
The New York Times
• Positive Protection from Across “The Pond” – The New York Times
• Protective Impacts of Masks – 101, 202, & 303 – National Academy of Sciences
• The 2020-2021 Influenza Season in the United States – CDC
Update 62 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 3/1/21 • California Coronavirus Contagion of Concern – The Los Angeles Times
• Three and Counting! – STAT News
• When Oh When Will This End? Well, It Depends – The Atlantic
• A Small Gaggle of Graphs – The New York Times & ABC News
Update 63 - COVID-19 - Communication from the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 3/8/21 • Educational Resource – The Osterholm Update – Episode 46
• The Variants of Concern Today – The New York Times
Update 64 - COVID-19 - From the Office of the Medical Director EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City & Tulsa Oklahoma 3/26/21 Where We Are - COVID Confirmed Cases in Our EMS System
Make the Right Call Whatcom County EMS Washington    
COVID-19 Employee Guidance Chesterfield Fire & EMS   3/24/20  

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