Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 09/16/2020  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Registration Open: MMA Virtual General Membership Meeting
•  Physician Voting More Important Than Ever
•  Women In Medicine Month: Maroulla Gleaton, M.D
•  SEP 23rd Deadline To Register for Maine’s New PMP System, RxGov
•  New MaineCare Medical Director Announced
•  COVID-19: Millinocket Wedding Outbreak Update - 7 Dead
•  Much Work Remains to Tame Maine’s Opioid Epidemic
•  Infectious Disease Monthly Graph for August 2020
•  September is Suicide Prevention Month
•  CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls - September
•  COVID-19: Weekly Epidemiological Update + New Guidance Documents
•  AMA Video - COVID-19 & High-risk Pregnancies
•  Launch of ‘Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety’ Charter
•  The 2020 Census Is Happening Now
•  Baystate Financial – Fiscal Fitness for Life
MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  MMA 2021 Suggested Legislative Priorities Due Next Week
•  Want To Vote By Mail? Here's How
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  Maine AAP Virtual CME Conference - Sept 26 & 27
•  ME DHHS Webinar: Strategies for Addressing Disparate Impacts of COVID 19
•  Upcoming Events from the Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine (CCSME)
•  Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention conference - Thursday, October 1
•  Webinar Series: Telehealth Practice Innovations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
•  Behavioral Health Clinician
•  Dentist
•  Medical Director - Bucksport Regional Health Center
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COVID-19: Weekly Epidemiological Update + New Guidance Documents

Weekly Epidemiological Update, as of 14 September, 2020.


[From WHO 09/14/2020]

Please find the Weekly Epidemiological Update, as of 14 September, 2020:

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports

Also, newly released WHO guidance related to COVID-19:

Considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of COVID-19: 

https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/considerations-for-school-related-public-health-measures-in-the-context-of-covid-19

Antigen-detection in the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection using rapid immunoassays: 

https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/antigen-detection-in-the-diagnosis-of-sars-cov-2infection-using-rapid-immunoassays