Government fees and taxes on veterinary products and services
Government fees and taxes on veterinary products and services result in additional costs to treat animals.
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.
Veterinarians: quiet contributors to nation's policy
Food safety, small-business tax relief, and animal well-being during air travel. The AVMA has had something to say to Congress on all these issues.
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…
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 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 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…
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…
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 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…
COVID-19: AVMA resources
View all AVMA COVID-19 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…
Maintaining cash flow during COVID-19
Learn innovative strategies your veterinary practice can implement to maintain cashflow during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: Other resources
Find more information about COVID-19 and its impacts from these external resources.
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…
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…
Considerations for equine veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical for equine veterinarians to actively incorporate preventive measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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…
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…
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…
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…