Members of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and its HIV Medicine Association across the country are on the front lines of COVID-19 responses in their communities. IDSA is proud to support their work in advancing research into COVID-19 and in development of data-driven, evidence-based research practices and responses. We offer these resources to help members of the public make informed decisions during this challenging time.
Clinicians: Visit the Real-Time Learning Network for expertly curated resources that will be updated daily for the frontline health care community.
IDSA COVID-19 Information and Safety Resources
- IDSA Response to Updates on Masking Guidance: Information on effective masks and face coverings.
- Face Coverings and Masks: IDSA infographic featuring IDSA’s tips on masking.
- COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ Information: Stay up to date on vaccine development and distribution planning.
- Guidelines and Guidance for COVID-19 Rapid and Antibody Testing: Collection of resources on diagnostic and antibody testing for containing COVID-19.
- Charitable Organizations Providing COVID-19 Relief Services: A directory compiled by IDSA.
- Science Speaks blog: IDSA/HIVMA’s global infectious diseases blog coverage of COVID-19 developments.
- Shareable Resources and Infographics:
IDSA Policy and Action for COVID-19
- Vaccine Mandates for Employers and Employees: IDSA statement supporting COVID-19 vaccine mandates announced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
- Are We Prepared for Another Pandemic? ID experts play a critical role in bio preparedness – not only aiding in the current COVID-19 response but also preparing us for the next pandemic. Congress is currently considering legislation, like the Biopreparedness Workforce Act, to support necessary investments ensuring that we are ready to address future health threats efficiently and effectively.
- Addressing Health Disparities in the Impact of COVID-19: COVID-19 has had a disparate impact on several communities, including the Black/African American, Native American and rural communities. See IDSA policy recommendations for addressing these disparities.