COVID-19 Resource Center for Physicians

NOTE: Alberta Health Services is the primary source for COVID-19 information and hosts clinical resources for all providers, including those in primary care. Visit Ahs.ca/covid.

Please also visit the Alberta Health website, which includes official updates from the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, and actions being taken to protect public health. Learn more about AH's COVID-19 vaccine program.

Resources

Patient Resources for COVID-19

Information about testing and managing symptoms of COVID-19. The links therein will take you to Alberta Health or Alberta Health Services websites based on the type of information you are looking for.

Clinical information

Resources for hospital-based and community physicians and for special zones.

Be a Vaccine Positive Clinic

A toolkit designed to address an identified need and support family physicians and practice teams in conversations with patients about the COVID-19 vaccine with relevant and practical information.

Physician Health Resources

Visit the links below to access personal and workplace health information for all stages of your career, sorted by subject.

COVID-19 webinars

Past COVID-19 themed webinars hosted or co-hosted by the Alberta Medical Association. Includes recordings from the 'COVID Talks for Docs' series and the 'Maintaining and Optimizing Your Practice During Times of Rapid Change' series.

COVID-19 vaccination in community clinics

If your clinic would like to provide the vaccine, there are mandatory storage, handling and reporting requirements. This program is generally targeted to clinics offering typical primary care in the community. Non primary care clinics interested in administering the COVID-19 or flu vaccine can contact health.imm@gov.ab.ca.

Virtual Care

Everything you need to use Virtual Care including webinars, privacy, tools, workflow, billing codes and our Virtual Care Toolkit.

COVID-19 Business Supports

Information, news and resources for supporting your practice and clinic and assist with business continuity planning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Insurance programs

COVID-19 impacts on AMA insurance programs for members.

AMA Staff and Organizational Preparedness

While we are in this crisis situation, the AMA will do its best to maintain business as usual. In an effort to be cautious and responsible, as of March 16, 2020 all AMA employees are working from home, consistent with our business continuity plan and measures that many public institutions are taking to facilitate social distancing.

Please do not visit our offices, but rest assured we are available by phone and email. For physicians who would have visited our offices during this period, staff will be in touch to offer alternative ways to participate in meetings.

Contact us

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