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COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Major Health Care Professional Organizations Call for COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Health Workers
Released July 26, 2021

Maintaining Essential Surgery

Joint Statement: Roadmap for Maintaining Essential Surgery during COVID-19 Pandemic
Released November 23, 2020

Non-Emergent Operations

ACS Recommendations Concerning Surgery Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic Resurgence
Released October 27, 2020

Joint Statement: Roadmap for Maintaining Essential Surgery during COVID-19 Pandemic
Released August 13, 2020

Local Resumption of Elective Surgery Guidance
Released April 17, 2020

Joint Statement: Roadmap for Resuming Elective Surgery after COVID-19 Pandemic
Released April 17, 2020

COVID-19: Elective Case Triage Guidelines for Surgical Care
Updated March 25, 2020

Create a Surgical Review Committee for COVID-19-Related Surgical Triage Decision Making
Released March 24, 2020

COVID-19: Guidance for Triage of Non-Emergent Surgical Procedures
Released March 17, 2020

COVID-19: Recommendations for Management of Elective Surgical Procedures
Released March 13, 2020

Cancer Care

ACS Guidelines for Triage and Management of Elective Cancer Surgery Cases During the Acute and Recovery Phases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic
Updated May 7, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Breast Cancer Consortium’s Considerations for Re-Entry
Released May 15, 2020

Department of Defense, FEMA, National Guard

ACS Blue Book Offers Guidance on Management of COVID-19 Hospital Patients
Updated March 30, 2020 


COVID-19 and Surgical Procedures: A Guide for Patients
Released March 31, 2020


COVID-19: Considerations for Optimum Surgeon Protection Before, During, and After Operation
Updated April 1, 2020

Trauma Care

Early Report from the Greater New York Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma on the COVID-19 Crisis
Released April 15, 2020

Importance of Maintaining the Emergency Care System during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Released April 7, 2020

How to Set Up a Regional Medical Operations Center to Manage the COVID-19 Pandemic
Released April 3, 2020

  Learn more: Establishing Medical Operations Coordination Cells (MOCCs) for COVID-19 Webinar
Recorded April 24, 2020 by ASPR TRACIE

Maintaining Trauma Center Access and Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guidance Document for Trauma Medical Directors
Released March 20, 2020


Deployment of Surgeons for Out-of-Specialty Patient Care
Released March 30, 2020

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