Disaster and Emergency Resources
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is poised to respond to natural and manmade disasters and emergencies by providing a variety of resources to the critical care community. During disaster events, this site provides resources related to specific volunteer opportunities, complimentary Fundamental Disaster Management chapters, and relevant links to external organizations and institutions, as well as continuous updates from the Society and its members.
2019 Novel Coronavirus
SCCM is monitoring reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, as well as various other government and news organizations. The Society has been in contact with SCCM members who are subject matter experts in infectious disease and respiratory issues. SCCM is identifing related resources to help clinicians stay informed, prepared and safe during an outbreak.
Caring for Critically Ill Patients with Novel Coronavirus
Concern over the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is growing. It is vital that those on the frontlines be prepared. Lewis Rubinson, MD, PhD, explains several strategic goals and special considerations for patients while keeping yourself safe in a blog post for Critical Connections.
Find Novel Coronavirus Resources
Disaster Relief Donations
Help SCCM to respond quickly with products, services, and volunteers when critical care is severely impacted by a natural or man-made disaster anywhere in the world.
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