Resources for veterinarians that discuss workplace safety abound, but information on protecting oneself from violent crime is in short supply.
Veterinarian leaves director job in FDA food safety center
A veterinarian who led two centers of the Food and Drug Administration in the past 16 years has temporarily left the agency for an academic
Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…
COVID-19 impact on veterinary practices
Veterinary practices have pivoted quickly under COVID-19 to ensure patients continue receiving essential veterinary care while enacting new safety…
COVID-19: Assessing risks and protecting team members
As veterinarians navigate how to continue providing patient care in the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important for veterinary employers and practice teams…
COVID-19: Protecting your veterinary team during the pandemic
Veterinary employers and teams need protocols to protect the health and safety of team members and clients. This resource will help you develop and…
Hiring during a pandemic
COVID-19 has changed job hiring for veterinary practices and other veterinary employers. Learn how to adapt your hiring process to find top candidates…
Infection prevention and control
Social distancing as well as proper cleaning, disinfection, and ventilation measures can help prevent and control COVID-19 infection.
Practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19
Learn about practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19, including employer obligations and liability.
COVID-19 triage: Determining which cases are urgent
A new AVMA triage resource can help veterinary teams identify urgent versus non-urgent cases and determine when in-person examinations are necessary.
Triage: Determining when cases are urgent or non-urgent
These questions can help you determine whether an appointment can be postponed or if an in-person examination or treatment is necessary during the…
COVID-19: Managing employees who are ill or may be exposed
New AVMA guidance gives recommendations for managing employees with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 exposure or disease.
FDA biosecurity record-keeping rule becomes effective; meetings planned
A new Food and Drug Administration regulation requires the establishment and maintenance of records by persons in the United
Interactive maps: COVID-19 and the veterinary profession
The following maps present different lenses to view the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on veterinary medicine and veterinary professionals. They’re…
Guidance for managing veterinary employees with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 exposure or disease
See AVMA’s guidance for managing employees who have been exposed to or have contracted COVID-19—whether confirmed or suspected.
Veterinary clinics adapt to new normal
Most jurisdictions recognize veterinary practices as essential and are allowing them to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world, but…
Coronavirus emergency law gives paid leave
A new federal law expands the existing paid family medical and leave program from its current form and gives paid sick leave to workers who did not…
New app available to help identify hazardous drugs
A new mobile app is available that may help veterinarians and veterinary employers enhance worker safety in handling dangerous drugs. The app is…
Hill's products recalled for excess vitamin D
Hill's Pet Nutrition has recalled certain dog foods because they potentially contain excess vitamin D resulting from a supplier error.
Communicating with veterinary teams and clients
Good communication during times of high stress is critical. Use these tools to be a trusted source of information for your veterinary team and…
COVID-19: New paid leave requirements
Learn about paid leave requirements manded under COVID-19 legislation.
Animal services and temporary sheltering
When shelters receive animals from the home of a person with COVID-19, animal handling should address human health, animal health, and animal welfare…
Maintaining cash flow during COVID-19
Learn innovative strategies your veterinary practice can implement to maintain cashflow during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: Tax provisions for veterinary small businesses
Learn about COVID-19 tax provisions for veterinary small business.
COVID-19: Drug and medical supply impacts
Learn about the impacts of COVID-19 on veterinary drugs and medical supplies.