Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

A close-up photo of Coronavirus Disease 19 at the molecular level, provided by the CDC organization

Page Last Updated: April 11, 2021

About This Page

The National Center for Equitable Care for Elders is monitoring news and updates on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. We will share resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (note: you may also view the CDC's COVID-19 website updates in SpanishChinese and other languages), the World Health Organization (WHO) and other agencies to provide health centers the guidance to prepare, address frequently asked questions from patients, and dispel myths and address social stigmas.

We encourage healthcare professionals at health centers to bookmark this page to access updates on COVID-19 news, guidelines, and resources. 

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Resource highlight April 11, 2021:

How Seniors Can Avoid COVID Vaccine Scams Whenever there's a health crisis, like the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers will find ways to capitalize on fear, anxiety, and confusion.Scammers are now using the COVID-19 vaccine rollout to steal older adults’ Medicare numbers and personal information.

 

Resource Links

Vaccination Information

Resources for Health Centers

Older Adult-Specific Resources

Resources to Address Misinformation and Stigma