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COVID-19 stimulus package signed into law
A sweeping COVID-19 relief package was approved by Congress and signed by the president Friday. Here are key provisions that matter to veterinary…
COVID-19 legislation and regulations
Find information about the laws and regulations enacted to assist veterinary small business owners, veterinarians, and veterinary students during the…
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…
Can veterinarians prevent the next pandemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic marks the third novel coronavirus outbreak of the 21st century. Unlike the viruses that cause severe acute respiratory syndrome…
No evidence pets can become ill with COVID-19 virus as it surges in US
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials see no evidence that the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in people sickens pets or can spread to…
Commissioned Corps honors veterinarians who protected public health
The U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps honored three veterinarians for work to protect and improve human and animal health.
Breaking news: Federal VCPR rules
The FDA has temporarily suspended enforcement of a portion of the federal VCPR requirements to facilitate veterinary telemedicine during the COVID-19…
Minimizing COVID-19 exposure and social distancing in practice
This practical flowchart helps veterinary teams support social distancing and minimize COVID-19 exposure while providing needed care to patients.
Considerations for mobile and house call veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
AVMA's recommendations apply to both small and large animal practice, and are based on proven techniques applied in many different disease outbreaks.
Latest COVID-19 update emailed to our members
AVMA is committed to keeping the veterinary community informed during the COVID-19 emergency. Read the latest email update sent to AVMA members.
AVMA statement on Senate passage of Families First Coronavirus Response Act
AVMA President Dr. John Howe released the following statement in response to passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
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…
Veterinary practices are “essential businesses”
The AVMA urges all authorities to designate veterinary practices as essential businesses, and also ensure their ability to obtain necessary medical…
COVID-19 update emailed to AVMA members
AVMA is committed to provide useful guidance and reliable, factual information to help the veterinary community, veterinary practices, clients and…
AVMA event advances legislative agenda
Veterinarians and students recently received a crash course in political advocacy from the AVMA’s Washington office and lobbied lawmakers on behalf of…
Report looks to future of veterinary profession
A commission has released a report identifying emerging trends that will affect the veterinary profession over the next generation.
A new human coronavirus that emerged from China has put public health officials on high alert. Here’s the information veterinarians need, both to…
What do you need to know about coronavirus?
The new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has public health officials on high alert across the United States. The AVMA is collecting information about…
DOT proposes to let airlines limit service animals to trained dogs
Rules published in January by the Department of Transportation would define service animals as dogs trained to perform work or tasks for people with…
Congressmen call for public health coordination amid coronavirus outbreak
As coronavirus infections spread, veterinarians in Congress stress that the outbreak shows the need for coordinated health planning among federal…
Policies up for review: Your input needed
AVMA policy is powered by AVMA members. The review process for eight policies is starting, and the volunteer groups that conduct the review are…
AVMA and partners host congressional briefings on One Health
The One Health concept gained ground in Washington when the AVMA and other groups hosted a pair of Capitol Hill briefings on its importance in…
Jones promoted to rear admiral in Public Health Service
Dr. Jones is believed to be the first black female veterinarian in the USPHS to achieve this rank, which is equivalent to the rank of brigadier…