The SAEM Emergency Medicine Transmissible Infectious Diseases and Epidemics (EMTIDE) interest group is a national network comprised of both physicians and public health leaders in the field of emergency medicine dedicated to developing best practices and policies for care of patients and communities who are impacted by transmissible infectious diseases.
COVID-19 is the most recent infectious disease to sweep the nation and the world. Below you will find a compilation of resources to help emergency care providers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have additional resources you would like us to share with the emergency medicine community, please enter the information in the form below.
Disclaimer: SAEM does not imply endorsement of the products, resources, or information linked on this page.
Information Sources for Emergency Care Providers
Resources for the Public and Patients
- Coronavirus Checker
Check your risk for COVID-19 based on best clinical practices, CDC guidelines, illness severity and risk factors like age and pre-existing conditions. Developed by the Emory Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response. #HealthDesign_ED
- Solidarity of Purpose
SAEM and eight EM organizations have issued a joint statement entitled “Solidarity of Purpose,” which addresses what the public can do to join with EM providers to confront COVID-19, mitigate the pandemic, and minimize the loss of life. Download and share: http://ow.ly/mjBr50yUxqE
- Sign the Petition to GetPPE to Providers that Need it
Healthcare workers across the world are demanding PPE. Join the call to action to help now. #GETMEPPE
- Position Statement on PPE
SAEM signs onto AAEM’s Position Statement on Protections for Emergency Medicine Physicians during COVID-19.
- #StayAtHome #GetMePPE
Download and print this message here (http://ow.ly/Pu8G50yPXEz), take your picture, post on social media and share as broadly as possible. Be sure to use hashtags: #StayAtHome #SAEM #GetMePPE @SAEMonline
News and Updates
Social Media is a useful way to get the most up to date information. Follow SAEM on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn at @SAEMonline. Tag us with useful resources and we will help spread the word.