Other COVID-19 Guidelines


Other professional societies or agencies’ statements, recommendations, and guidelines may influence stakeholders’ points of view. This is a list of COVID-19 guidelines and statements. This list is provided for the purpose of facilitating situational awareness during implementation efforts.

*It is not comprehensive and does not represent endorsement by SHEA.*

This list is not comprehensive and does not represent endorsement by SHEA. It is provided for context for implementation efforts.

Society Title Published Category Link
AARC Mechanical Ventilation for COVID-19 Apr-20 Respiratory https://www.aarc.org/resources/clinical-resources/pandemic-ventilation-video-series-covid-19/
AARC SARS CoV-2 Mar-20 Respiratory https://www.aarc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/guidance-document-SARS-COVID19.pdf
AANEM Guidance for the Management of Myasthenia Gravis (MG) and Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) During the COVID-19 Pandemic Mar-20 Other https://www.aanem.org/getattachment/Practice/Guidelines/main.pdf?lang=en-US
AACE Coronavirus (COVID-19) and People with Thyroid Disease Apr-20 Endocrinology https://www.aace.com/recent-news-and-updates/aace-position-statement-coronavirus-covid-19-and-people-thyroid-disease
AACE Coronavirus (COVID-19) and People with Cardiometabolic Disease Apr-20 Endocrinology https://www.aace.com/recent-news-and-updates/aace-position-statement-coronavirus-covid-19-and-people-cardiometabolic
AACE Coronavirus (COVID-19) and People with Adrenal Insufficiency and Cushing’s Syndrome Mar-20 Endocrinology https://www.aace.com/recent-news-and-updates/aace-position-statement-coronavirus-covid-19-and-people-adrenal
AACE Coronavirus (COVID-19) and People with Diabetes Mar-20 Endocrinology https://www.aace.com/recent-news-and-updates/aace-position-statement-coronavirus-covid-19-and-people-diabetes-updated
IDSA Treatment and Management of Patients with COVID-19 Apr-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.idsociety.org/practice-guideline/covid-19-guideline-treatment-and-management/
AGA Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic Apr-20 Gastroenterology https://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(20)30482-0/pdf
AGA Gastrointestinal Procedures During the COVID-19 Pandemic Apr-20 Gastroenterology https://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(20)30458-3/pdf
ASNC/IAEA/SNMMI Guidance and Best Practices for Reestablishment of Non-Emergent Care in Nuclear Cardiology Laboratories during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic May-20 Cardiology https://zenodo.org/record/3827461#.Xr3dXMhKiUk
ACC Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction During the COVID-19 Pandemic Apr-20 Cardiology http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/early/2020/04/17/j.jacc.2020.04.039
ASECHO Protection of Patients and Echocardiography Service Providers During the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Apr-20 Cardiology http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/early/2020/04/06/j.jacc.2020.04.002
IDSA Diagnosis of COVID-19 May-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.idsociety.org/practice-guideline/covid-19-guideline-diagnostics/
CDC Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Healthcare Settings Apr-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/infection-control-recommendations.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Finfection-control%2Fcontrol-recommendations.html
CDC Evaluating and Testing Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Mar-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/clinical-criteria.html
CDC Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 in Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities Mar-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/dialysis.html
CDC Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure in a Healthcare Setting to Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Apr-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-risk-assesment-hcp.html
CDC Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Apr-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/lab/guidelines-clinical-specimens.html
CDC Discontinuation of Isolation for Persons with COVID-19 Not in Healthcare Settings Apr-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/disposition-in-home-patients.html
CDC Strategic Priority Infection Prevention and Control Activities for Non-US Healthcare Settings Apr-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/non-us-settings/ipc-healthcare-facilities-non-us.html
CDC Management of Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Apr-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/clinical-guidance-management-patients.html
CDC Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for COVID-19 in the United States Mar-20 Emergency https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-for-ems.html
CDC Discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions and Disposition of Patients with COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings Mar-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/disposition-hospitalized-patients.html
CDC Implementing Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Feb-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-home-care.html
CDC Public Health Personnel Evaluating Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) and Asymptomatic Close Contacts of Confirmed Cases at Their Home or Non-Home Residential Settings Mar-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/guidance-evaluating-pui.html
AAP Management of Infants Born to Mothers with COVID-19 Apr-20 Pediatrics https://downloads.aap.org/AAP/PDF/COVID%2019%20Initial%20Newborn%20Guidance.pdf
ASRA Neuraxial Anesthesia and Peripheral Nerve Blocks during the COVID-19 Pandemic Apr-20 Other https://www.asra.com/page/2905/practice-recommendations-on-neuraxial-anesthesia-and-peripheral-nerve-blocks-dur?_zs=0PAcX&_zl=SDN32
ASRA Chronic Pain Practice during the COVID-19 Pandemic Apr-20 Other https://www.asra.com/page/2903/recommendations-on-chronic-pain-practice-during-the-covid-19-pandemic
ASA/APSF Purposing Anesthesia Machines as ICU Ventilators Apr-20 Respiratory https://www.asahq.org/in-the-spotlight/coronavirus-covid-19-information/purposing-anesthesia-machines-for-ventilators
AHA Basic and Advanced Life Support in Adults, Children, and Neonates With Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Apr-20 Cardiology https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.047463
WHO Clinical Management of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection When COVID-19 is Suspected Apr-20 Respiratory https://www.who.int/publications-detail/clinical-management-of-severe-acute-respiratory-infection-when-novel-coronavirus-(ncov)-infection-is-suspected
WHO Prehospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) COVID-19 Mar-20 Emergency https://www.paho.org/en/documents/recommendations-prehospital-emergency-medical-services-ems-covid-19
WHO Considerations for Quarantine of Individuals in the Context of Containment for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Mar-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.who.int/publications-detail/considerations-for-quarantine-of-individuals-in-the-context-of-containment-for-coronavirus-disease-(covid-19)
WHO Home Care for Patients with COVID-19 Presenting with Mild Symptoms and Management of their Contacts Mar-20 General https://www.who.int/publications-detail/home-care-for-patients-with-suspected-novel-coronavirus-(ncov)-infection-presenting-with-mild-symptoms-and-management-of-contacts
WHO Operational Considerations for Case Management of COVID-19 in Health Facility and Community Mar-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.who.int/publications-detail/operational-considerations-for-case-management-of-covid-19-in-health-facility-and-community
CHEST Management of Lung Nodules and Lung Cancer Screening During the COVID-19 Pandemic Apr-20 Respiratory https://journal.chestnet.org/article/S0012-3692(20)30758-3/fulltext
CHEST Triage of Scarce Critical Care Resources in COVID-19: An Implementation Guide for Regional Allocation Apr-20 Critical Care https://journal.chestnet.org/article/S0012-3692(20)30691-7/fulltext
FS Role of Chest Imaging in Patient Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic Apr-20 Respiratory https://journal.chestnet.org/article/S0012-3692(20)30673-5/fulltext
ATS COVID-19: Interim Guidance on Management Pending Empirical Evidence Apr-20 Respiratory https://www.thoracic.org/professionals/clinical-resources/disease-related-resources/covid-19-guidance.pdf
SCCM Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Mar-20 Critical Care https://journals.lww.com/ccmjournal/Abstract/onlinefirst/Surviving_Sepsis_Campaign__Guidelines_on_the.95707.aspx
ASN Care of Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19 and Kidney Failure Requiring Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) Mar-20 Nephrology https://www.asn-online.org/g/blast/files/AKI_COVID-19_Recommendations_Document_03.21.2020.pdf
ACS (surgery) COVID-19: Guidance for Triage of Non-Emergent Surgical Procedures Apr-20 Surgery https://www.facs.org/covid-19/clinical-guidance/triage
ACS (surgery)/ASA/AORN/AHA Roadmap for Resuming Elective Surgery after COVID-19 Pandemic Apr-20 Surgery https://www.facs.org/covid-19/clinical-guidance/roadmap-elective-surgery
ACS (surgery) Local Resumption of Elective Surgery Guidance Apr-20 Surgery https://www.facs.org/covid-19/clinical-guidance/resuming-elective-surgery
ACOG Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Apr-20 Other https://www.acog.org/clinical/clinical-guidance/practice-advisory/articles/2020/03/novel-coronavirus-2019#s3
AAO List of Urgent and Emergent Ophthalmic Procedures Mar-20 Other https://www.aao.org/headline/list-of-urgent-emergent-ophthalmic-procedures
ACEP COVID-19 Field Guide Apr-20 Emergency https://www.acep.org/corona/covid-19-field-guide/cover-page/
ACP COVID-19: An ACP Physician’s Guide Apr-20 General https://assets.acponline.org/coronavirus/scormcontent/#/
NASPGHAN Pediatric Endoscopy in the Era of COVID-19 Apr-20 Pediatrics https://naspghan.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Pediatric_Endoscopy_in_the_Era_of_Coronavirus.96102.pdf
ACC/AHA/HRS Considerations for Drug Interactions on QTc in Exploratory COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) Treatment Apr-20 Cardiology https://www.heartrhythmjournal.com/article/S1547-5271(20)30347-7/pdf
ASGE/SGNA/ACG/AGA/ASCRS Management of Endoscopes, Endoscope Reprocessing, and Storage Areas During the COVID-19 Pandemic Apr-20 Gastroenterology https://fascrs.org/getattachment/5ef92409-cade-4928-96cf-91ca53ebad93/GI-Society-management-of-endoscope-fleet.pdf?lang=en-US
ONS PPE Shortages, Patient Care and Safe Handling of Hazardous Cancer Drugs Apr-20 Other https://www.ons.org/covid-19-interim-guidelines
ACC/SCAI Catheterization Laboratory Considerations During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Mar-20 Cardiology http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/early/2020/03/16/j.jacc.2020.03.021?_ga=2.37584992.172201753.1584716293-1958736984.1584716293
ASBRS Guide to Endocrine Therapy in the COVID-19 Pandemic Apr-20 Endocrinology https://www.breastsurgeons.org/docs/statements/ASBrS-Resource-Guide-on-Endocrine-Therapy-in-the-COVID-19-Pandemic.pdf?v1
ASPEN Nutrition Therapy in the Patient with COVID-19 Disease Requiring ICU Care Apr-20 Other https://www.nutritioncare.org/uploadedFiles/Documents/Guidelines_and_Clinical_Resources/Nutrition%20Therapy%20COVID-19_SCCM-ASPEN.pdf
ASPEN Nutrition and Hydration: Key Weapons in the Fight Against COVID-19, Recommendations for Non-ICU COVID-19 Patients Apr-20 Other https://www.nutritioncare.org/uploadedFiles/Documents/Guidelines_and_Clinical_Resources/COVID19/COVID19%20Patient%20Nutrition%20Paper.pdf
AES Managing Patients with Epilepsy during COVID-19 Pharmacotherapy-related Recommendations Apr-20 Other https://www.aesnet.org/about_aes/position_statements/covid-19/delivery-of-care/covid-pharmacotherapy-epilepsy
ACR COVID-19 Clinical Guidance for Adult Patients with Rheumatic Diseases Apr-20 Other https://www.rheumatology.org/Portals/0/Files/ACR-COVID-19-Clinical-Guidance-Summary-Patients-with-Rheumatic-Diseases.pdf
ILROG ILROG Emergency Guidelines for Radiation Therapy of Hematological Malignancies During the COVID-19 Pandemic Apr-20 Other https://ashpublications.org/blood/article/doi/10.1182/blood.2020006028/454357/ILROG-Emergency-Guidelines-for-Radiation-Therapy
ASHP Assessment of Evidence for COVID-19-Related Treatments Apr-20 Other https://www.ashp.org/-/media/assets/pharmacy-practice/resource-centers/Coronavirus/docs/ASHP-COVID-19-Evidence-Table.ashx
IDSA Prevention in Patients with Suspected or Known COVID-19 Apr-20 Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology https://www.idsociety.org/practice-guideline/covid-19-guideline-infection-prevention/
ASMBR/AACE/TES Osteoporosis Management in the Covid-19 Era May-20 Endocrinology https://www.asbmr.org/ASBMRStatementsDetail/joint-guidance-on-osteoporosis-management-in-era-o
AGA GI and Liver Manifestations of COVID-19 May-20 Gastroenterology https://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(20)30593-X/fulltext