COVID-19 Resources TEST2024-07-02T09:46:29-05:00
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COVID-19

The AASM is committed to equipping sleep medicine professionals, accredited sleep facilities, and other health care providers with resources and information to promote health and safety during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Clinicians can send your sleep-related questions, suggestions and feedback about COVID-19 to the AASM at covid@aasm.org.

Highlights

CDC: Interim public health
recommendations for fully
vaccinated people
March 8

FDA: Issues emergency use
authorization for third
COVID-19 vaccine
Feb. 27

AASM:  Update from
the AASM COVID-19
Task Force
Jan. 18

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CDC Resources

The AASM is issuing this summary to help sleep medicine clinicians implement the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations in response to the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). During the COVID-19 public health emergency, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) advises sleep clinicians to follow the recommendations of the CDC as well as additional policies, guidance and/or mandates from state and local health departments and your local hospital, health system, institution or jurisdictions.

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Sleep Considerations

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) advises sleep clinicians to follow the recommendations of the CDC as well as additional policies, guidance and/or mandates from state and local health departments and your local hospital, health system, institution or jurisdictions.

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COVID-19 FAQ

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) COVID-19 Task Force is responding to frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help sleep clinicians and accredited sleep facilities address the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). During the COVID-19 public health emergency, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) advises sleep clinicians to follow the recommendations of the CDC as well as additional policies, guidance and/or mandates from state and local health departments and your local hospital, health system, institution or jurisdictions. The AASM also offers these considerations for the practice of sleep medicine during COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Pulse Survey

In late July and early August 2020, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine surveyed its members to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sleep medicine practices and sleep facilities. In late November and early December 2020, the AASM implemented a follow-up pulse survey to assess the ongoing impact of COVID-19.

Clinical Conversations: COVID-19

As a resource for sleep medicine clinicians, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine is recording a series of Clinical Conversations with sleep medicine professionals to learn more about their decision-making process as they’ve responded to COVID-19. The goal is to learn how sleep clinicians in different areas of the country are modifying their sleep clinic and sleep lab operations to promote health and safety during this national emergency.

Other News & Resources

As a resource for sleep medicine clinicians, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine is recording a series of Clinical Conversations with sleep medicine professionals to learn more about their decision-making process as they’ve responded to COVID-19. The goal is to learn how sleep clinicians in different areas of the country are modifying their sleep clinic and sleep lab operations to promote health and safety during this national emergency.

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