Updates from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)

CDC COCA Calls and Webinars - check here for upcoming webinars and past recordings
CDC Coronavirus Resource Page
CDC Information for Healthcare Professionals

Updates from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

CMS Newsroom - Daily Press Releases Will Be Posted Here
CMS Current Emergencies Page Featuring Coronavirus Information

Webinars, Calls, and Forums

DPH and NC AHEC Weekly Forum for Providers
Every Friday from 12:30-1:30pm EST | Click Here for More Info
oin the Zoom meeting room on your computer, or dial-in at (646) 558-8656 using access code 705-979-628.

Be Confident Protecting Yourself and Providing the Best Care to Your Patients during this COVID-19 Pandemic
On Demand (Free) | Click Here to Register
Provided by the American Nurses Association, who is partnering with the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) to bring you this webinar.

COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness Webinar
presented by Barbara Citarella, RN, BSN, MS, CHCE, NHDP-BC, President and CEO of RBC Limited
Recorded on March 12, 2020 | Click to Order the $40 Recording

AHHC Aide Webinar on Infection Prevention and Control
presented by Michelle White, DNP, RN, CNL, of HomeCare Providers
Recorded on March 12, 2020 | Click to Order the $39 Recording (includes handout, newsletter, test, answer key, and certificate)

Who Are Your AHHC of NC Contacts?

LEAD: Shannon Pointer MSN, RN, CHPN
VP of Hospice & Palliative Care

Kathie Smith, BSN, RN
Vice President of State Relations, Home and Community Based Care

Sandy Decker, RN, BSN
Vice President Home Health Regulatory and Clinical Affairs

Courtney Hodges, MBA
VP of Marketing and Communications
Courtney is working with our team to help us in revising and strengthening our repository of resources on our AHHC COVID-19 Resources page and also following and posting relevant updates to social media for our members. Courtney has also assisted us in increasing our capacity to hold large volume webinars or calls when needed to be able to quickly engage with our entire membership if needed.

Tim Rogers, President and CEO
Tim is in constant communication and collaboration with other CEOs of state and national associations and organizations. Tim is helping to coordinate a partnering effort with CEO’s of the NC Health Care Association (Hospitals), NC Heath Care Facilities Association (Nursing Homes), NC Medical Society, and the NC Nurses Association. He is on Governor Cooper's COVID-19 Task Force, and is participating in other weekly stakeholder calls with the National Association for Home & Hospice Care, Home Care Association of America, and the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization.