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COVID-19 Resources

See also

COVID-19: Thank You to Our Researchers - A message from Dr. Richard Stone (08/19/20)

HSR&D Collaborates to Develop VA COVID-19 Social Risks Screening Questions (05/06/20)

COVID in 20 - A 20-minute broadcast series by the VA Community of Practice held on Tuesday and Thursdays. View archive. (* NOTE This is a secured site that can only be accessed from within VA.)

Video: VA's Researchers - a Critical Component in Our Fight Against COVID-19
Dr. Richard Stone delivers message to staff (04/16/20)

VA ORD SharePoint site (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Resources for the VA Research Community (VA network access only) - This VA Office of Research and Development (ORD) SharePoint site continues to be updated and have content added as things develop.

Synthesizing Evidence from Publications

Researchers from the HSR&D Evidence Synthesis Program are working with the World Health Organization to help synthesize publications about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, and to translate that information into usable guidance for clinicians. To date, the ESP group has completed three reports: "Risk of Transmitting COVID-19 During Nebulizer Treatment"; "Intensive Care Unit Length of Stay and Ventilation Days"; and "Corticosteroid Therapy & ARDS for COVID-19 Infection." More are in the works. These three reports can be found on The goal is to capture the work of evidence-synthesis groups, like VA's, around the U.S. and the globe and thereby avoid duplication of effort and maximize the contribution of these researchers. The catalog will be maintained by the VA ESP Coordinating Center in Portland, Oregon. New evidence reviews and reviews in progress are identified through literature searching and correspondence with colleagues and content experts. The team has also set up a list-serve to facilitate collaboration among systematic review researchers.

HSR&D Cyberseminars Related to COVID-19

HSR&D Weekly Summary Notes on COVID-19 to the Field - Archive

* HSR&D is halting these weekly summaries as of June 10, 2020. Please refer to the VA ORD SharePoint site on COVID-19 (VA network access only) for updates.

VA Office of Health Equity Sharepoint Site: COVID-19 Disparities Data

Learn more about VA national and VISN specific racial and ethnic COVID-19 data on the VA Office of Health Equity (OHE) Sharepoint site. (VA network access only)

VA Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education (ORPPE) Webinars Related to COVID-19

VA Office of Research Oversight

Office of Research Oversight COVID-19 SharePoint site (VA network access only)

Other Internal VA Resources

  • VA Posters and Fact Sheets * NOTE This is a secured site that can only be accessed from within VA
  • Guidance for HR flexibilities for employees impacted by COVID-19 - (Intranet only; if you have intranet access, copy and paste the URL into your browser.)

Department of Veterans Affairs Public Health

COVID-19 Resources from Other Federal Agencies


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