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Tune in here daily for COVID-19 Updates from PCCN

Visit here daily for COVID-19 updates from the PCCN team. If you have any questions for our team, please don’t hesistate to email us at

  • None of the information presented and posted on this page should be taken as the standard of care by which you must adhere.
  • Any approach outlined as a standard set by Phoenix Children’s was created with, to the best of PCH’s ability, adherence to the most recent CDC and ADHS guidelines.
  • As the situation unfolds, so does Phoenix Children’s approach, sometimes multiple times in a single day.

April 10, 2020 – PCCN Presents a Hall Render Webinar: Finance and Tax Programs for Small Business

April 6, 2020 – Governor Ducy’s Executive Order: Prohibiting Small Business Evictions

April 6, 2020 – US Chamber of Commerce: The Federal CARES Act

April 3, 2020 – American Academy of Pediatrics: Small Business Guidance for Pediatric Practices

March 31, 2020 – CMS Offers Financial Relief to Healthcare Providers

March 30, 2020 – U.S. Chamber Creates Coronavirus Loan Guide to Help Small Businesses

March 30, 2020 – Governor Ducy: Announcement of New Steps to Protect Families and Small Businesses From Foreclosure

March 26, 2020 – US Department of Labor: Employee Rights Under the Families First Corona Virus Response Act

March 26, 2020 – The Clear Group: The Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act Overview

March 26, 2020 – The Clear Group: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Coronavirus Guidance

March 26, 2020 – Business Template – Families First Corona Virus Response Act, Amendment to FMLA

March 20, 2020 – IRS: Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers for small and midsize businesses

Arizona Together – For families and businesses: Access to state resources (ie DES, Arizona@work, Childcare, Virtual Learning, etc)

AZ Medicaid Program Advances $41M in Provider Payments to Address COVID-19


Guide for Completing the CARES Provider Relief Fund Application for Pediatric Practices

How is your practice comeback going?

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

Requirements for Businesses – Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-40 Containing the Spread of COVID-19

Small Business Administration – Paycheck Protection Program Application

Tips for Keeping Your Practice in Business During COVID-19

Treasury Issues New PPP Interim Final Rule, and Revised Long Form and New Short Form EZ Forgiveness Application and Instructions

Trump signs new law relaxing PPP rules: What you need to know

US Department of Labor: COVID-19 and the American Workplace

Why and How Pediatric Practices Should Launch a Recall Initiative Today


May 12, 2020 – A Message from the AAP President

April 30, 2020 – Phoenix Children’s Sports Medicine: Free Virtual Educational Lecture regarding Initial Management of Minor Fractures Presenting In-Office, Acute and Chronic Knee Pain in the Athlete, and Update on Pediatric Pain Management for MSK Injuries

April 29, 2020 – Telemedicine for COVID-19 Care Delivery

April 23, 2020 – Arizona Medical Board, Accessing the Paycheck Protection Program Zoom Webinar (2:00 – 3:00 p.m. AZ Time)

April 23, 2020 – AZ Department of Health Services: Expanding Testing of COVID-19 in Arizona

April 23, 2020 – Telehealth Message Regarding Pool Safety

April 22, 2020 – Arizona Complete Health and Care1st Health Plan: Provider Support Program Webinar

April 22, 2020 – Requesting Exemption From Executive Order 2020-10 — Elective Surgeries 

April 21, 2020 –  The American Board of Pediatrics: The ABP provides updates regarding MOC cycles during COVID-19

April 16, 2020 – ASU and the PPE Response Network

April 13, 2020 – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation: COVID-19 Projections

April 13, 2020 – AZAAP: 4/14 Webinar: Revving Up Your Telemedicine Practice in the time of COVID

April 13, 2020 – AHCCCS: Medicaid Program Changes Address Community Needs

April 6, 2020 – AHCCCS Webinar: FFS COVID-19 Prior Authorization and Concurrent Review Updates

April 1, 2020 – A letter from Humana: Getting Patients the Care they need, eliminating administrative requirements, and easing the impact of disruption

March 30, 2020: US Department of Veteran’s Affairs, National Center for PTSD – Managing Healthcare Workers’ Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak

March 27, 2020: Phoenix Children’s Hospital Policy: Reuse Protocol for Goggles and N95 Masks

March 26, 2020: Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics: COVID-19 Patient Screen for Sick Visits Diagram

March 26, 2020: Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics: COVID-19 Caregiver Screen for Sick Visits Diagram

March 26, 2020: Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics: COVID-19 Newborn Patient Well Visit Diagram

March 25, 2020 – Governor Ducey: Executive Order 2020-15, Expansion of Telemedicine

March 25, 2020 – Arizona Department of Health Services: COVID-19 Infection Control and PPE Guidance for Arizona

March 25, 2020 – Health Current (Arizona’s Health Information Exchange): COVID-19 Alerts Now Available from Health Current

March 24, 2020 – Maricopa County Department of Public Health – Maricopa County’s Allocation of PPE to Acute Care Hospital Systems

March 12, 2020: Magellan Health – Addressing Anxiety about the Coronavirus

AAP Pediatric Journal COVID-19: Overview and Evaluation

AAP Updates Guidance on Newborns Whose Mothers Have Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

ACGME AWARE: Online curriculum specific to Well-Being in the time of COVID-19 for Health Care Providers

ADHD Management Webinar Presented by Dr. John Zaharopoulos – Recorded on June 3, 2020

AHCCCS FFS COVID-19 Prior Authorization Training on May 8, 2020

American Academy of Pediatrics- #CallYourPediatrician Social Media Campaign

American Academy of Pediatrics – A message from the AAP CEO/ Executive Vice President

American Academy of Pediatrics- CARES Act New Provider Relief Funding: Your Questions Answered

American Academy of Pediatrics – COVID-19 Advocacy Report

Amercian Academy of Pediatrics – COVID-19 Clinical Guidance Q&A

American Academy of Pediatrics – New Financial Relief Available for Pediatricians: Message from the AAP President

American Academy of Pediatrics – School Reopening Guidance: A Message from the AAP President

American Medical Association: COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus) resource center for physicians

Arizona Department of Health Services – Data Dashboard

Arizona Department of Health Services – For Providers, Facilities, Partners

Arizona Department of Health Services – Where to Find the COVID-19 Testing Sites

Arizona Department of Health Services Provides Updates on COVID-19 Cases and Hospital Capacity

Arizona Hospitals Told to Activate Emergency Plans

ASU Biodesign Institute

ASU Now – Low-cost Sterilization Units Combat N95 Shortage, Help Businesses

ASU PPE Response Network – A Unified, Community-Driven Response Effort to Produce & Deliver Medical Supplies for Combating COVID-19

AZ Department of Health Services Announces Pending Arrival of Battelle CCDS for Respirator Decontamination for COVID-19

AzAAP Launches “Back to the Office” Campaign for Members

CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Payment Attestation Portal

CDC Recorded Webinar – Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with COVID-19

CDC Updates COVID-19 Transmission Webpage to Clarify Information about Types of Spread

Centers for Disease Control and Prention – COVID-19: Information for Healthcare Professionals

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Infection Prevention & Control Recommendations for Suspected/Confirmed COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 Re-Emergence – What Parents Want From Practices

Epidemiology, Clinical Features, and Disease Severity in Patients with COVID-19 in a Children’s Hospital in New York, NY

Help the AAP advocate for extra payment to cover the high costs of PPE for pediatric practices

How to Conduct a Physical Exam Via Telemedicine

Join a panel of Columbia University pediatric specialists for an informational webinar on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), the new pediatric syndrome associated with COVID-19

Live Webinar on July 16th at 12PM EST – Preparing for Flu Season During Times of Social Distancing

Maricopa County – COVID-19 Healthcare Provider Guidance

Maricopa County Medical Society – Legal Implications of COVID-19: All You Can Drink in Sixty Minutes

Mayo Clinic Live Webinar on June 16th at 9am: COVID-19 and Pediatric Patients

MICA – Preparing Your Practice for Post COVID-19 Patient Care – Notifying Patients of Plan to Reopen Practice or Reinstate In-Office Appointments

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Phoenix Children’s Update on COVID-19 (SARS-Cov-2) Testing and Pre-Procedural Testing for Patients Requiring Anesthesia

Pima County – COVID-19 Homepage and Hotline

Please Join the PCH Psychiatry Team on June 3rd from 12:30pm – 1:30pm for a Live Webinar – The Webinar Will Cover ADHD Medication Management

Providers Can Be Reimbursed for COVID-19 Testing and Treatment of Uninsured Arizonans Through Federal HRSA Web Portal

UnitedHealthcare Extends COVID-19 Temporary Telehealth Expansion and Cost Share Waivers

UnitedHealthCare is extending their June 18th date to July 24th for Telemed coverage

May 12, 2020 –  Gov. Ducey issues executive order ending the statewide stay at home order beginning Friday, May 15th

AHCCCS Loss of Coverage Enrollment Information – Resources for Patients Impacted by COVID-19 Loss of Health Insurance Coverage

American Academy of Pediatrics – Guidance for Families and Pediatricians on Camp Attendance During COVID-19 Pandemic

Arizona Blood Banks Testing All Donations for COVID-19 Antibodies

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence – Family Resources and Child Care Options

Arizona Department of Housing: COVID-19 Eviction Prevention Program (Available March 30, 2020)

Arizona Food Bank Network

Arizona Food Bank Network: Parents and caregivers may text FOOD, or COMIDA to 877-877 to find the nearest sites providing meals during school closures

Arizona Has Been Approved to Operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Administered Through the Department of Economic Security

Arizona Together – For families and businesses: Access to state resources (ie DES, Arizona@work, Childcare, Virtual Learning, etc)

Arizona Working with Healthcare and Federal Partners to Expand COVID-19 Testing

AZ Department of Economic Security Announces Availability of Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation

AZ Department of Health Approves PCH to Continue Elective Surgery

Emergency Essential Workers Care – Child Care at Hamilton High School and Chandler High School

CDC – Serious Adverse Health Events Associated with Methanol-based Hand Sanitizers

Centers for Disease Control – FAQs around pets and COVID-19

COVID-19 Testing Site Information

Department of Economic Security – Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Diaper Bank of Arizona – Points of Contact for Emergency Diaper Needs

Fans Across America – A resource for Families Needing Assistance

Governor Doug Ducey: Arizona To Provide Nearly 600,000 Children With Pandemic School Meal Replacement Benefits

Governor Ducey Announces Enhanced COVID-19 Action Plan

Governor Ducey Executive Order – 5/4/2020

Governor Ducey Extends Stay at Home Order

Local pediatrician on pivoting, protecting patients and parenting during a pandemic

One Darn Cool School Guide for Parents At Home Learning

Pandemic Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Phoenix Children’s: Educational Resources for Children K-12

Phoenix Children’s Anticipatory Guide for COVID-19 Re-Entry

Phoenix Children’s Emily Center – How to Care for Your Child with Coronavirus Disease (Spanish)

Phoenix Children’s Emily Center – How to Care for Your Child with Coronavirus Disease (English)

Phoenix Children’s Emily Center – How to Care for Your Child who may have Coronavirus Disease (Spanish)

Phoenix Children’s Emily Center – How to Care for Your Child who may have Coronavirus Disease (English)

Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Kohl’s present Mindful me

Phoenix Children’s: A list of educational resources K-12, sorted by grade level

Phoenix Children’s: Guide for Parents At Home Learning

Phoenix Sky Harbor Mandates Face Masks for Everyone

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