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COVID-19: Ways to Care for Yourself

Most of us were drawn to this profession because we are “helpers.” We tend to give to others before taking care of ourselves. Many of us are juggling homeschooling children, taking care of our households, worrying about the health of loved ones, and dealing with financial concerns. This can lead to caregiver burnout, putting us at risk for mental health issues and challenges to our own immune systems. This document is intended to be a reminder of ways to stay balanced so that we can remain resilient in the face of this extraordinary time.

ASRM Coding Committee Weighs in on Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed daily life and medical practice in unimaginable ways. To attempt to control the spread of this virus, in-person medical care has become limited, based on medical necessity. This abrupt and necessary change in medical practice impacts the reproductive medicine community – where face-to-face conversations and frequent monitoring of fertility treatment cycles is the norm.

COVID-19 Small Business Loan Information and Resources

As the federal government and nearly every state and municipality actively work to put in place programs to support businesses such as yours in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, ASRM is keeping an eye out for you and weighing in, as appropriate, with key authorities and decision-makers. 

Here are just a few of the opportunities available to you to receive financial support and assistance at this challenging time. 

COVID-19 Alert for Patients

The following announcement was written by SART and RESOLVE with the approval of ASRM: The goal of this communication is to help give patients a clear understanding of the March 17 ASRM COVID-19 Task Force guidance.

COVID-19: Staff and Clinical Practice Sustainability During the Pandemic

Recognizing the impact of this pandemic on our clinics and programs in reproductive medicine, ASRM staff in Washington DC have already been in touch with policy makers as they design programs for government relief and support. We also are working with the AMA and others to make sure our elected officials understand the needs of our medical practices as they draft legislation.

ASRM Issues New Guidance on Fertility Care During COVID-19 Pandemic: Calls for Suspension of Most Treatments

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the global leader in reproductive medicine, today issues new guidance for its members as they manage patients in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Developed by an expert Task Force, of physicians, embryologists, and mental health professionals, the new document recommends suspension of new, non-urgent treatments.

ASRM Transfers to Virtual Operations

Effective immediately, ASRM will operate on a virtual basis until the time it is considered safe to return to an in-person working environment. We are not suspending or closing operations and will continue to serve you and conduct business remotely.

ASRM Announces Creation Of COVID-19 Task Force

A new strain of corona virus emerged in China in late 2019, producing a respiratory infection, that can severe consequences, including death, especially in the older population. COVID-19, as the disease is now known, has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. There have been over 100,000 cases throughout the world and the WHO expects the virus to emerge in every country.

ReproductiveFacts.org
is a patient education website of ASRM.
 


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