SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These resources are categorized as Disaster
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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) — Hospitalizations of Children Aged 5–11 Years with Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 — COVID-NET, 14 States, March 2020–February 2022
Date Added: 5/19/2022
COVID-19–Associated Hospitalization Surveillance Network (COVID-NET) data were analyzed to describe characteristics of COVID-19–associated hospitalizations among 1,475 U.S. children aged 5–11 years throughout the pandemic, focusing on the period of early Omicron predominance (December 19, 2021–February 28, 2022). Among 397 children hospitalized during the Omicron-predominant period, 87% were unvaccinated, 30% had no underlying medical conditions, and 19% were admitted to an intensive care unit. The cumulative hospitalization rate during the Omicron-predominant period was 2.1 times as high among unvaccinated children (19.1 per 100,000 population) as among vaccinated children.
Types of Masks and Respirators. Summary of Recent Changes
Date Added: 2/9/2022
Added information to present similar content for masks and respirators; Clarified that people can choose respirators such as N95s and KN95s, including removing concerns related to supply shortages for N95s, “surgical N95s” are a specific type of respirator that should be reserved for healthcare settings, some types of masks and respirators provide more protection to the wearer than others
COVID Health Equity Data Tracker
Date Added: 6/17/2021
This quick reference highlights key COVID-19 health equity data. Achieving health equity requires valuing everyone equally with focused and ongoing efforts to address avoidable inequities, historical and contemporary injustices, and the elimination of disparities in health and healthcare. This page catalogs current health equity-related data on the COVID Data Tracker that align with populations and place-based focus groups identified in the CDC COVID-19 Response Health Equity Strategy which include these guiding principles:
Clinical Care Quick Reference for COVID-19
- Expand the evidence-base.
- Use data-driven approaches.
- Foster meaningful engagement with community institutions and diverse leaders.
- Lead culturally responsive outreach.
- Reduce stigma, including stigma associated with race and ethnicity.
This quick reference highlights key COVID-19 clinical care information and provides selected links to full guidance and research for easier navigation.