The following is the latest COVID-19 information from the federal government as 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 23.

Provider Relief Fund


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


Food and Drug Administration


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


National Institutes of Health

The NIH has summarized research suggesting that pregnant women in their third trimester are unlikely to pass the COVID-19 infection to newborns.

American Medical Association

The American Medical Association has announced updates to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set to include immunization and administration codes for a COVID-19 vaccine under development by Astra Zeneca and the University of Oxford.  This vaccine has not yet been approved.