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Resources to support you during the pandemic.

APTA is keeping you informed about critical COVID-19-related news and resources to help you meet your patient management, practice, and educational needs.

Learn about management of patients with or recovering from COVID-19, including recommended core outcome measures for children and adults and a wide variety of related topics in the COVID-19 catalog of the APTA Learning Center.

Access additional resources on long COVID and explore best practices for telehealth and infection control.

Recommended Content

COVID-19 Courses at the APTA Learning Center

Jan 9, 2023 / Website

APTA Practice Advisory: CMS COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Rule

Jan 20, 2022 / Resource

Impact of COVID-19 on the Physical Therapy Profession

May 25, 2021 / Report

COVID-19 Core Outcome Measures

Jun 29, 2020 / Open Access

Additional Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for the Physical Therapy Profession Content

Position Paper: Expanded Telehealth Access Act of 2023

Mar 22, 2024 / Position Paper

This position paper outlines APTA's support of the Expanded Telehealth Access Act that would add PTs and PTAs in private practice, and facility-based outpatient therapy settings as permanent authorized providers of telehealth under the Medicare program.

Coronavirus and Long COVID Update, October 2023

Oct 23, 2023 / Roundup

SSRIs and Long COVID, Post-COVID-19 organ abnormalities, lingering symptoms among children, and more.

CDC: Nearly 7% of U.S. Adults Had or Have Long COVID; Rates Vary by Demographics

Oct 4, 2023 / News

Results of a 2022 survey show that women, Hispanic respondents, and residents of non-metro areas experienced the condition at higher rates.

Coronavirus Update: May 17

May 17, 2023 / Roundup

The pandemic's effect on the physical therapy profession, the post-PHE provider landscape, exercise effects on lingering symptoms, and more.

Coronavirus Update: April 19

Apr 19, 2023 / Roundup

What to know about the end of the PHE, risk associations for long COVID, funding for long COVID clinic innovation, and more.

Coronavirus Update: March 8

Mar 8, 2023 / Roundup

PTs, PTAs, and long COVID treatment, long COVID as an episodic condition, post-PHE information from CMS, and more.

Physical Therapist Management of Patients With or Recovering From COVID-19

Mar 1, 2023 / Open Access

Access information and guidelines on COVID-19 based on national and international recommendations and guidelines.

Coronavirus Update: February 8

Feb 8, 2023 / Roundup

End to health emergency, annual vaccine schedule, dropping infection rates, and more.

More Physical Activity Linked to Better COVID-19 Outcomes

Jan 13, 2023 / Review

Authors found a dose-response relationship between PA and adverse COVID-19 events that was consistent across multiple subgroups.

Coronavirus Update: January 4

Jan 4, 2023 / Roundup

Physical activity's protective associations against COVID-19 severity, long COVID subtypes, a new variant takes hold, and more.