FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

Latest Information on the Coronavirus  – Link to American Veterinary Medical Association

AKVMA ENEWS – March 20, 2020 – Protective Patient Equipment
AKVMA ENEWS – March 23, 2020 – Executive Orders and Resources for COVID-19
AKVMA ENEWS – March 25, 2020 – Telemedicine During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

  • For the exemption for business with fewer than 50 employees when providing the leave under the act would jeopardize the viability of the business, DOL advises that for now employers should document why they believe this to be the case.  DOL then indicates that more detail will be forthcoming in regulations.
  • The Department of Labor has just released a poster for employers to post in the workplace and an FAQ document about it. The poster is here:  www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/posters/… The FAQ about the poster is here: www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/… Each covered employer must post a notice of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requirements in a conspicuous place on its premises.

The CARES ACT

FDA Surgical Mask and Gown Conservation Strategies – Letter to Healthcare Providers

For pet owners

“Promoting excellence and professionalism of Alaska Veterinarians in advancing
the health and well-being of animals and the public.”