COVID-19: Tax provisions for veterinary small businesses
Learn about COVID-19 tax provisions for veterinary small business.
Guidelines updated for Paycheck Protection Program
Several important updates have been announced to the new small-business loan program, including notices addressing income tax requirements and…
Keeping veterinary services tax-free
In their perennial search for new revenue sources, governors and state legislators often propose taxing professional services such as those delivered…
Veterinary practices find relief in Paycheck Protection Program
In early May, the Trump administration announced that more than 2 million loans totaling $175 billion had been made to small businesses during the…
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…
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.
Coronavirus stimulus packages to aid workers, small businesses
The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act—signed into law March 27—are intended to strengthen the…
COVID-19 impacts on food production medicine
There have been no reports of poultry or livestock becoming ill with COVID-19 in the United States. Still, COVID-19 is causing disruptions in the food…
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…
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…
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 stimulus package: What it means for veterinary professionals
Two recently enacted packages of legislation include many provisions that may be helpful to veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic. The AVMA has…
COVID-19: New paid leave requirements
Learn about paid leave requirements manded under COVID-19 legislation.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)
Here is what veterinarians and veterinary business owners need to know about the CARES Act
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…
H.R. 6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act
A package of measures intended to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 emergency has been signed into law by the president.
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…
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.
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.
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…
AVMA is committed to helping the veterinary community through the COVID-19 pandemic. Get actionable information on PPE, implementing social distancing…
COVID-19: Economic impacts on the veterinary profession
How has COVID-19 affected the veterinary profession economically? What can we expect next?
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…