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COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination
Understand COVID-19 vaccines and rollout plans, and download tools to help prepare your veterinary team.
FAQ: COVID-19 vaccination
Get answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination.
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 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…
HEROES stimulus legislation introduced in House
On May 12, the House Majority released a COVID-19 stimulus package called the “Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act,” or the…
AVMA is committed to helping the veterinary community through the COVID-19 pandemic. Get actionable information on PPE, implementing social distancing…
Maintaining cash flow during COVID-19
Learn innovative strategies your veterinary practice can implement to maintain cashflow during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: AVMA resources
View all AVMA COVID-19 resources.
COVID-19: Other resources
Find more information about COVID-19 and its impacts from these external resources.
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 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…
Congress considers COVID-19 stimulus package
Congress and the White House are considering legislative measures to address the economic impacts of COVID-19 on families, individuals, and small…
Infection prevention and control
Social distancing as well as proper cleaning, disinfection, and ventilation measures can help prevent and control COVID-19 infection.
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…
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…
COVID-19 resources: Economic relief, small business tools, and more
Federal agencies are moving quickly to implement the COVID-19 stimulus measures. These resources will help you understand the relief programs and…
Using telemedicine to help care for veterinary patients during COVID-19
With intensifying concern around COVID-19, using telemedicine has become an important way to protect and monitor the health of veterinary patients and…
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…
Testing animals for SARS-CoV-2
The AVMA does not recommend routine testing of animals for COVID-19. Because the situation is ever-evolving, public and animal health officials may…
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…
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…
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…
Practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19
Learn about practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19, including employer obligations and liability.
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…