Covid-19 Resource Page


Please check this page often for Coronavirus-related information


Revised employer letter regarding Covid-19 and work.

MA Dept of Public Health has added new Flu vaccine requirements for school age children

Dr. Kate's article in the Daily Hampshire Gazette: Should You Send Your Child to School

RECENTLY TESTED FOR COVID-19?

If you have been in contact with someone with COVID-19*, you MUST stay home and away from others for 14 days after your last contact with that person. This is true EVEN IF YOU HAVE TESTED NEGATIVE FOR SARS-CoV-2** FOLLOWING YOUR EXPOSURE.  Please review the link below from the CDC for important details about what to do while waiting for your SARS-CoV-2 test results.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/php/318271-A_FS_KeyStepsWhenWaitingForCOVID-19Results_3.pdf

CONFUSED ABOUT THE MA TRAVEL ORDERS?

Effective August 1, 2020, all visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow new travel orders. Please review the link below for the latest update from mass.gov.

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-travel-order

Click the link below to complete the Massachusetts Travel Form.

https://www.mass.gov/forms/massachusetts-travel-form

It is challenging to keep up to date with this rapidly changing guidance. For example, those states classified as "low risk" may change based upon daily COVID-19 prevalence data. We encourage you to check back on our COVID-19 Resource page frequently. Please also follow the latest updates from the Commonwealth by clicking the link below where you can sign up for text and email alerts.

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-updates-and-information

*COVID-19 stands for the*COronaVirus Disease 2019. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”.

**SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19. The most commonly used tests available for COVID-19 search for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 viral particles.


Covid Testing Information

Why We Stay Home

The book Why We Stay Home is a great way to explain Covid-19 to children! Thanks to authors Devon Scott and Samantha Harris and to Amherst Parents Group for sharing this downloadable book (not sponsored by AFP) ~ Go here to download this important resource-- www.millieandsuzie.com


Reconnect! But Not Return to Normal Yet Article by Jenna Gigliotti, MPAS, PA-C

Dr. Kate's article about The Homestead Model in the Daily Hampshire Gazette!


Our informative blog post with Dr. Michele Spirko, head of our Covid-19 Task Force.  The safety of AFP patients and staff is priority for us!


Great local resources available to the residents of the Pioneer Valley and  Hampshire County