Archive for March 2020

UTAH ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS SUPPORT STATEWIDE STAY AT HOME ORDER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: martindalemm@utahafp.org The Utah Academy of Family Physicians, which represents more than 1,100 physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students across the state, is calling on state and local leaders to issue stay-at-home orders for every community to further slow the spread of COVID-19 for two weeks starting immediately, to be reassessed,…

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What Your Family Doctor Wants You To Know Right Now

By Kyle Bradford Jones, MD, FAAFPPresident of the Utah Academy of Family Physicians The world currently feels full of much uncertainty, especially regarding everyone’s health. The COVID-19 pandemic has overturned our lives. However, I want you to know that your family physicians have not abandoned you. We stand ready to assist you in all of…

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Academy Pushes for Strong Federal Response to COVID-19

AAFP Launches Speak Out to Help Members Add Voices In the days leading up to President Donald Trump’s March 13 declaration that the U.S. outbreak of COVID-19(www.cdc.gov) constituted a national emergency, the AAFP was urging strong action in nearly daily communications to Congress and the White House Coronavirus Task Force.   This illustration reveals the ultrastructural morphology…

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COVID-19 Resources and Utah State Coronavirus Task Force Updates

UAFP is committed to supporting our members on the front lines of this pandemic, public health agencies, and government leaders in their strident efforts to keep our communities as safe and healthy as possible in this time of uncertainty. Family Physicians are the first line of treatment for ill patients. With the anticipated spread of…

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COVID-19 Resources from AAFP

Preparation and prevention are now the focus as COVID-19 (www.cdc.gov) cases grow. To support your practice as the situation evolves, the AAFP is collecting resources that address family physician needs. We’re aligned with the CDC because we want to ensure the information AAFP offers is credible and helpful.  This information is intended to help you prepare your office…

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