Coronavirus Update for Monday, January 11

The following is the latest COVID-19 information from the federal government as of 2:45 p.m. on Monday, January 11.

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Calls

CMS hosts recurring stakeholder engagement sessions to share information about the agency’s response to COVID-19.  These sessions are open to members of the health care community and are intended to provide updates, share best practices among peers, and offer participants an opportunity to ask questions of CMS and other subject matter experts.

CMS COVID-19 Office Hours Calls

Tuesday, January 12 at 5:00 – 6:00 PM (eastern)

Toll Free Attendee Dial In:  833-614-0820; Access Passcode:  4688247

Audio Webcast link:  go here.

COVID-19 Vaccine Safety:  A Fireside Chat with CMS, CDC, and front line staff and providers

Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 4:00 pm (eastern)

To submit questions, write to COVID-19@cms.hhs.gov.  There will not be a Q&A session during the call.

Resource:  Long term Care toolkit:  go here.

Register in advance here.

Food and Drug Administration

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Department of Labor

  • The Department of Labor has issued guidance on federal pandemic unemployment compensation and mixed earner unemployment compensation.  Go here to see the Labor Department’s announcement and here to see the guidance itself.