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A Doctor's note on Coronavirus

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Washington, June 2, 2020 | comments

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June 2, 2020

Dear Friends,

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced enhanced accountability measures and technical assistance for nursing homes that are violating federal infection control practices.

The Food and Drug Administration updated guidance regarding preparation, manufacturing and compounding of certain alcohol-based hand sanitizer products to ensure that Americans have access to safe products.

National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins authored an article discussing some COVID-19 considerations as we head into the summer months.

The Indian Health Service (IHS) established a Critical Care Response Team of medical professionals to improve care for COVID-19 patients in IHS or tribal hospitals.

Until next time, this is your doctor's note.

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Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D.

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