Technical Resources from HHS/ASPR TRACIE to Assist First Responders and Healthcare Providers

Technical Resources from HHS/ASPR TRACIE to Assist First Responders and Healthcare Providers

HHS ASPR, the Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE) was created to meet the information and technical assistance needs of regional ASPR staff, healthcare coalitions, healthcare entities, healthcare providers, emergency managers, public health practitioners, and others working in disaster medicine, healthcare system preparedness, and public health emergency preparedness.

As we continue to work with each other through the COVID-19 response, we would like to share some resources to assist your efforts as first responders and healthcare providers in these challenging times. The documents listed below will serve to assist you and your colleagues should you ever need guidance on best practices and any issue related to the COVID-19 response.

Death of a Colleague During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Understanding and Managing Grief for Healthcare Workers and Leaders
Overview of recent federal guidance and resources to hospitals, inpatient and outpatient facilities, and alternate care strategy sites experiencing the loss of a fellow healthcare co-worker during COVID-19; Guidance for healthcare workers and leaders with strategies to address grief and facilitate emotional recovery in the workforce

Grief Following Patient Deaths During COVID-19: Tips for Healthcare Workers in Managing Grief
Grief Following Patient Deaths During COVID-19: Tips for Healthcare Workers in Managing Grief

Resources for Medication Assisted Treatment for Consumers with Substance Abuse Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Overview of recent federal guidance and resources to hospitals, inpatient and outpatient facilities, and alternate care strategy sites providing Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for individuals with Substance Abuse Disorders (SUD); Guidance and resources intended to help ensure continuity of care and to help mitigate the potential surge of patients seeking in-hospital treatment

For additional resources, please find the hyperlinks to their corresponding documents below:

Should you have any questions, please contact ASPRStakholder@hhs.gov.

Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), coronavirus, COVID-19, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)