COVID-19: AVMA resources

Updated on April 16, 2021

COVID-19

Animal services and temporary sheltering

Caring for patients and interacting with clients during COVID-19

Case management decision tree (PDF)

Clinic signage

Considerations for equine veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic

Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic

Considerations for mobile and house call veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus in domestic species (PDF)

Coronavirus: Detailed taxonomy (PDF)

COVID-19 and federal student loans

COVID-19 and the international experience

COVID-19 business strategy and economic impact

COVID-19: Communication creates business success

COVID-19: Contract obligations, vendor payment, and renegotiation

COVID-19 in humans

COVID-19 impact on veterinary practices

COVID-19 impacts on food production medicine

COVID-19: Legislation and regulations

COVID-19 origin and spread

COVID-19 small business loans

COVID-19 social media tools

COVID-19 state orders

COVID-19 unemployment insurance

COVID-19 and wellbeing

COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination

Cybercrime in the age of COVID-19 (PDF)

Drug and medical supply chain impacts

eBook: Meeting the challenge (PDF)

Employee health screening template (PDF)

Essential employee authorization letter (PDF)

FAQs for pet owners

FAQs for veterinary professionals

FAQ: Vaccination against COVID-19

Financing during the pandemic (PDF)

Guidance for managing veterinary employees with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 exposure or disease

Guidelines for use of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic when demand exceeds supply

Handout: Preparing pets for your return to work (PDF)

Handout: Pets with SARS-COV-2 (PDF)

Handout: Planning ahead for animal care (PDF)

Handout: Socialization of dogs during COVID-19 (PDF)

Handout: Testing your pet (PDF)

Hiring during a pandemic

Honoring veterinary responders

In-depth summary of reports of naturally acquired SARS-CoV-2 infections in domestic animals and farmed or captive wildlife

Infection prevention and control

Interactive maps: COVID-19 and the veterinary profession

Interactive survey dashboard: COVID-19 impact

Interim recommendations for intake of companion animals from households where humans with COVID-19 are present

Keeping veterinary teams healthy

Key research articles related to SARS-CoV-2 in non-human animals

Maintaining cash flow during COVID-19

Paid leave requirements

Paid leave exemptions for small businesses

Poster: Fighting COVID-19 starts with you

Practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19

Protecting your veterinary team during the COVID-19 pandemic

Resuming operations: Risk management

SARS-CoV-2 in animals

Tax provisions for veterinary small businesses

Testing animals for SARS-CoV-2

Triage: Determining when cases are urgent or non-urgent

Using telemedicine to help care for veterinary patients

Veterinarians as COVID-19 vaccinators

Veterinary connected care companies / Telehealth providers (PDF)

Veterinary practices are “essential businesses”