Montana AAP: Annual Pediatric Roundup Conference - October 11-13th in HELENA

COVID-19 Resources

Montana specific COVID-19 disease information can be found here.  This website links you to the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPPHS), the Joint Information Center (JIC), and the Montana newsroom.

MTAAP COVID-19 Vaccination Toolkit for Community Organizations and Schools

Documents released by MTAAP on COVID-19

#CallYourPediatrician Campaign

Project Firstline – Infection Prevention Control

Your Best Shot Campaign and Resources for Providers – https://yourbestshotmt.com/provider/

COVID and Kids Webinar Series – Videos on the YouTube channel include:

  • Dr. David Higgins: Return to Sports Following COVID
  • Dr. Heather Zaluski: Mental Health Impacts on Children and COVID
  • Dr. Lori Byron: COVID and Climate Change
  • Dr. Laurie Carter: Outbreak Response Protocols K-12
  • Dr. Paul Smith: COVID and Respiratory Impacts in Children
  • Dr. John Cole: COVID and Vaccinations
  • Dr. Austine Siomos MD: COVID and MIS-C
  • Dr. Allison Smith: COVID and Influenza
  • Dr. Marwan Bakbach and Claire Steinberg, NP:  COVID in Kids and Diabetes
  • Dr. Mike Pappas: What Do We Know? COVID-19 in Kids Update
  • Dr. Marwan Bakbach and Claire Steinberg, NP: COVID & Obesity

The DPPHS COVID-19 website provides:

  • map with demographic information for COVID-19 disease cases in Montana,
  • COVID-19 testing information,
  • symptoms of COVID-19 and what to do if you are sick,
  • and much more.

The Joint Information Center website provides:

  • links to directives and executive orders,
  • disability resources,
  • and contact information for the public to phone or email COVID-19 disease related questions.

Social media is also a great way to stay informed by following DPHHS on Facebook (@MTDPHHS), Public Health in the 406 (@Health406) and the Montana Disaster and Emergency Services (@MontanaDES ) on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

COVID-19 Resources from Colorado Children’s

COVID-19 Resources from National AAP

AAP released the following guidance on telehealth ambulatory care on 4/15/2020:

Updated Guidance:https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/

Additional resources:

  • If you encounter other barriers or if you need additional support from the Academy, please contact COVID-19@aap.org. AAP staff monitor the inbox daily and can help.
  • The COVID-19 Discussion Board can be used by all members and also has a resources tab with member posted content.

Webinars for Pediatricians: https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/covid-19-webinars-for-pediatricians/

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