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Key and essential resources, tools, and training to prepare for and respond to COVID-19 in your community.
The analysis examined syndromic surveillance data from 2018–2019 in 29 states for suspected nonfatal drug and polydrug overdoses treated in emergency departments.
AgriSafe is a national non profit that offers occupational health and safety training for rural health professionals. Currently AgriSafe in partnership with Mississippi State University Extension and University of Mississippi Medical Center are offering Continuing Health Professional Education through four webinars listed below. One hour of continuing education is available for each webinar. This continuing education opportunity is free to licensed health care providers in the state of Mississippi. For health care providers outside of Mississippi, the continuing education is available for $40 per CE hour.
The Helping Patients Living in Rural Areas Transition from Hospital to Home -- The ROADMAP Study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of a hospital discharge planning program designed for patients living in rural areas on reducing readmissions and emergency department (ED) visits compared with usual discharge planning services.
With the support of the Delta Regional Authority and the Health Resources Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, the National Rural Health Resource Center provides selected rural Delta hospitals, clinics and their communities with technical assistance through the Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program. The purpose of the DRCHSD Program is to assist leaders and providers in identifying and addressing health care needs while strengthening the local health care system.
This guidance applies to all first responders, including law enforcement, fire services, emergency medical services, and emergency management officials, who anticipate close contact with persons with confirmed or possible COVID-19 in the course of their work.
NASEMSO resource list for fire personnel impacted by COVID-19.
Posted 7/6/2020 (updated 7/10/2020)
International Association of Fire Chiefs resource list for fire personnel impacted by COVID-19.
Timely initiation and referral to treatment for patients with opioid use disorder seen in the emergency department is associated with reduced mortality. It is not known how often commercially insured adults obtain follow-up treatment after nonfatal opioid overdose.
Posted 4/13/2020 (updated 7/8/2020)
In Massachusetts, researchers have identified over 11,500 patients in a retrospective observation study looking at healthcare outcomes following non-fatal overdoses treated in emergency departments. Results of the study are alarming with approximately 5.5% of patients having died in the following twelve months, and about 1% within the first 30 days following discharge. Of all overdose deaths (635 total), 4.6% passed away within two days.