COVID-19 Resources

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CSA and CASA - Joint Statement on Resuming Elective Scheduled Surgeries in California Ambulatory Surgery Center

SAMBA Statement on Covid-19 Testing Before Ambulatory Anesthesia: April 30, 2020  NEW

The ASA and APSF Joint Statement on Perioperative Testing for the COVID-19 Virus

CMA - Guidelines and Recommendations for Reopening the Health Care System

ASA, ACS, AORN, AHA Joint Statement: Roadmap for Resuming Elective Surgery after COVID-19 Pandemic

California Covid-19 Response 

UpToDate: Clinical Effectiveness COVID-19 Resources Available to All

ASA - Volunteer to Treat COVID-19 Patients

Disaster Distress Helpline

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. Call 1-800-985-5990 OR text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.  

ASA & APSF Hotline to Help Use Anesthesia Machines as ICU Ventilators 
Call 1-800-224-1001. This hotline is powered by MedicAlert Foundation, a non-profit organization. Physician experts are on call to advise you on this process for anesthesia machines across a variety of manufacturers 

ACEP-AAEM Joint Statement on Physician Misinformation


In order to provide reliable, up-to-date and relevant information, CSA has created this resources page with curated articles and information. 

The page is updated daily, and includes well-known national sites, scientific articles, news articles, webpages, blogs, and links to the California Public Health departments. 

Click on the topics above for more information.