COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR NJ PHYSICIANS & PATIENTS
YOUR PATIENTS NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU!
You are the most trusted resource for your patients in making health decisions.
Your strong recommendation to get a COVID-19 vaccine is one of the most important factors in your patients’ decision to accept vaccination.
Click below to access tools and tips developed by the CDC to help you communicate with patients about the COVID-19 Vaccine.
ADMINISTERING THE VACCINE
Practices interested in eventually offering and administering the COVID-19 vaccine to your patients need to be registered with NJIIS.
This antibody infographic explains what antibody tests can and cannot do. NJDOH wants people to know that a positive antibody test is NOT a pass to skip wearing a mask and ignore physical distancing. People with positive results may still get COVID19 and infect others. Testing is encouraged because the data collected from testing is crucial to ongoing research. Click to view.
Check out these “information and next steps” documents for patients who test positive and patients who test negative. Note that the quarantine period has been extended from 7 to 10 days because the virus sheds longer than originally thought. Use the links below or click here to find these documents.
NEW INFOGRAPHIC TO HELP YOUR PATIENTS 65+ SCHEDULE VACCINATIONS.
Download, print and post in your office. Share by email and social media with all of your senior patients and carevigers! Click the image to view and download pdf
Join our NJ Physician's Forum
Please join our NJ Physician's Forum, a secure place for New Jersey physicians to discuss, share and network as we face this rapidly evolving crisis.
It is our hope that this is a place where NJ physicians can share questions, problems, solutions, and ideas with one another to assist the primary care community in being unified in its response.
Feel free to start threads as you see fit – including sharing info on telehealth issues.
COVID-19 INFORMATION FROM TRUSTED SOURCES
American College of Physicians
ACP COVID-19 member forum Requires ACP login
American Medical Association
State of New Jersey
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services