AVMA is committed to helping the veterinary community through the COVID-19 pandemic. Get actionable information on PPE, implementing social distancing…
COVID-19 and wellbeing
Get tips and tools to protect your wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 in humans
Learn about COVID-19 symptoms and how to prevent the spread of the disease in people.
Caring for ourselves in a time of COVID-19
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a reminder that self-care is critically important to address the stresses and disappointments stemming from…
Human-to-animal COVID-19 spread not common
Positive test results for the COVID-19 virus in a small number of animals have drawn a large amount of attention. Still, current evidence indicates…
COVID-19: AVMA resources
View all AVMA COVID-19 resources.
COVID-19: Answering the call together
Your national association is working around the clock to develop guidance, resources, and information to support the veterinary community in these…
COVID-19 unemployment insurance
Learn about unemployment benefits provided by emergency legislation passed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 webinar available on demand
Two leaders at the center of the AVMA’s COVID-19 work provide the latest updates and guidance in an on-demand webinar available free of charge on AVMA…
COVID-19 FAQs for pet owners
Can your pet become infected with COVID-19? Can a pet spread the virus to other animals or people? How should you care for your pet if you become sick…
COVID-19: Other resources
Find more information about COVID-19 and its impacts from these external resources.
COVID-19 legislation and relief programs
Find information about the laws, relief programs, and regulations enacted to assist veterinary small business owners, veterinarians, and veterinary…
COVID-19 small business loans
Learn about new loan programs provided through the Small Business Administration (SBA) for small businesses coping with the financial impacts of…
COVID-19 business strategy and economic impact
Learn how COVID-19 has impacted veterinary practices and economics, and find resources to help your business during the pandemic.
COVID-19 social tools
Help share trustworthy information about COVID-19 and its effects on pets and the veterinary profession. Download these social media images, and share…
COVID-19 origin and spread
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) was first detected in China and has now spread to more than 100 locations internationally, including throughout…
Congress passes COVID-19 legislation
A package of measures intended to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 emergency has been approved by Congress and awaits the president's signature.
COVID-19 and the international experience
The AVMA has been in contact with international colleagues to share resources and gather information regarding how the veterinary profession is faring…
AVMA COE COVID-19 Policy
Practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19
Learn about practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19, including employer obligations and liability.
FDA: Ivermectin not approved for COVID-19 treatment
The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning in early April that ivermectin, an antiparasitic drug, should not be used in the treatment of the…
Mapping the pandemic: Veterinary medicine and COVID-19
How is the spread of COVID-19 affecting veterinary practices across the country, and what can we do as veterinary professionals to mitigate its…