In this article:
- Learn about COVID-19 impacts on veterinary operations and supply chains.
- See how the virus that causes COVID-19 affects animals.
- Find information about protecting your team and practice with vaccination.
- Get COVID-19 communication tools and resources.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on veterinarians, who play a critical role in protecting animal and public health, safeguarding our food supply, monitoring for zoonotic pathogens, and supporting biomedical research and medical countermeasures, such as development of COVID-19 diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines.
From the outset of the pandemic, the veterinary community rose to meet serious questions and challenges, innovating to serve patients and clients with creativity and dedication. Thank you to all veterinary responders for your essential contributions during the COVID-19 pandemic.