Public Health Updates from CDC and SAMHSA

Public Health Updates from CDC and SAMHSA

Publication Date: Mar 25, 2020

PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE FROM CDC AND SAMHSA:

As the situation with COVID-19 rapidly evolves, SAMHSA is promoting the use of evidence-based resources and practices related to the virus. To avoid duplication of efforts, SAMHSA-funded initiatives, including South Southwest ATTC, are disseminating information provided by SAMHSA or the CDC. Refer to the following links:

  1. CDC’s COVID-19 website;
  2. SAMHSA’s Guidance for OTPs;
  3. SAMHSA’s TAP 34, Disaster Planning Handbook for Behavioral Health Treatment Programs. SAMHSA Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak
  4. SAMHSA Guidance on managing emotionally
  5. SAMHSA Medicare Telemedicine Healthcare Provider Fact Sheet: Medicare coverage and payment of virtual services 
  6. SAMHSA COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Response and 42 CFR Part 2 Guidance