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COVID-19 Updates for the Chronic Disease Community

By California Chronic Care Coalition

March 30, 2020

As an organization representing health consumers with chronic conditions across the state, the California Chronic Care Coalition understands the concern many have as it relates to the novel Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19).

We will continue to keep you updated on the latest information and how the COVID-19 pandemic could affect you or your loved ones with chronic conditions. We will be posting any updates we publish here:

Gov. Newsom Announces Creation of the “California Health Corps” and Calls on Health Care Providers to Register – Blog Post – March 30th, 2020

President Trump Emphasizes Need for America to Reopen While Combatting COVID-19 Crisis – Blog Post – March 24th, 2020

Gov. Newsom Announces Statewide Stay At Home Executive Order – Blog Post – March 19th, 2020

Gov. Newsom Announces New Recommendations to Protect High-Risk Individuals – Blog Post – March 17th, 2020

Statement on COVID-19 For People with Chronic Conditions – Organization Statement – March 15th, 2020

White House Declares National Emergency – Press Conference Key Points – March 13th, 2020

COVID-19 and the Chronic Disease Community – Blog Post – March 6th, 2020

Toolkits and Useful Information

California COVID-19 Hub –

CDPH Daily News Releases and Facts – COVID-19 in California

CDC Recommendations for Higher Risk Populations

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services COVID-19 Partner ToolKit

President’s 15 Day Guidelines to Slow the Spread

World Health Organization Live Situation Dashboard

Department of Managed Health Care All Plan Letter on Telehealth and Prescription Refills

My Patient Rights for Health Plan Denials

FEMA Coronavirus Rumor Control – Myths

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990

COVID-19 Active Legislation Across the Country Interactive Map

COVID-19 Enacted Laws Across the Country Interactive Map 

Follow Along on Social Media

Twitter Pages

California Chronic Care Coalition Twitter – @CAChronicCare

Chronic Care Policy Alliance Twitter – @ChronicCarePA

My Patient Rights Twitter – @MyHealthRights

Governor Gavin Newsom Twitter – @GavinNewsom

Office of the Governor Twitter – @CAGovernor

California Department of Public Health Twitter – @CAPublicHealth

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Twitter – @CDCgov

World Health Organization Twitter – @WHO

White House Twitter – @WhiteHouse

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Twitter – @CMSgov

Facebook Pages

California Chronic Care Coalition Facebook – @CAChronicCare

Chronic Care Policy Alliance Facebook – @ChronicCarePA

My Patient Rights – @MyPatientRights

California Department of Public Health – @CAPublicHealth

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – @CDC

World Health Organization – @WHO

Helpful Links