CME for hours worked responding to COVID-19

A State of Michigan Executive Order is allowing clinicians to submit for Continuing Medical Education for hours worked responding directly to the COVID-19 emergency between March 17, 2020 - June 15, 2020.

Executive Order: Executive Order 2020-49 provides that LARA may recognize hours worked responding to the COVID-19 pandemic as hours toward continuing education courses or programs required for licensure. The Order is effective immediately and continues through June 15, 2020 at 11:59 pm. 

All hours must be submitted by July 1, 2020. For questions, please contact: Melissa Budd at [email protected]
COVID-19 CME Submission Form

The MOA will continue to monitor updates and recommendations from MDHHS, CDC, World Health Organization and local health agencies. This page will be updated as information is shared from these organizations. If you have any comments or questions for the MOA, please use the link below.  

Members of the Michigan Osteopathic Association

As information on the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) from around the world is shared, the MOA is aggregating data, announcements and changes in requirements. The MOA participates in daily meetings to study updates to the situation in Michigan and stay informed on how other states are responding to the outbreak of COVID-19. The MOA will share updates and announcements from various health organizations and state agencies and post on this page. 

Comments or questions? Contact the MOA

COVID-19 Response Catalogue
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Supplies and more

The MOA has partnered with a local vendor to offer a COVID-19 Response Catalogue. The catalogue is online, offering supplies from PPE to remote office essentials. The Response Catalogue lists the Country of Manufacture so you ensure the products you order are made in the U.S.A., accepts online orders and delivers the supplies to your doorstep. 

COVID-19 Response Catalogue

MDHHS COVID-19 Emergency Laboratory Network Emergency Hotline 888-277-9894 
Clinicians should call this number to have the patient’s symptoms and risk factors assessed against the prioritization criteria. If the patient meets criteria, MDHHS will
provide instructions for obtaining laboratory testing.

MDHHS Coronavirus COVID-19 Information Hotline: 888-535-6136 (8am- 5pm)
For general information on COVID-19 and how the state is working to lessen the risks and limit the spread of COVID-19.  

Centers for Disease Control: 800-232-4636
For general information on COVID-19 on a national and worldwide level.  

MDHHS Resources
Information For Health Care Providers, EMS Or Other Health Professionals

Testing Patients
If you have a patient that needs to be tested contact the local health department of the patient's county of residence before testing. 
Healthcare providers also have the ability to request testing from a commercial laboratory. 

Local Health Departments Interactive Map

Other links:
MDHHS Coronavirus updates:
CDC: Coronavirus Disease 2019 Update (CDC)
CDC FAQ'S: Frequently Asked Questions (CDC)
CDC Know the Facts: Know the facts about COVID-19 and help stop the spread of rumors (CDC)
WHO: Preventative Measure Guidance (WHO)

Governor's Office
The Governor has issued several Executive Orders pertaining to COVID-19 in the State of Michigan. Some orders have been rescinded and more are expected. For a complete and updated list of Executive Orders in Michigan click below. 

Executive Orders from the Governor's Office