COVID-19 Resources - Reopening Your Practice

Factors to Consider

The American Association of Family Physicians (AAFP) recommends practices consider the following:


Prevalence and trends of COVID-19 testing and cases including those published by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the National Governors Association, along with White House guidance.

Stay up to date: with County re-opening guidance. Visit


State-level information on emergency declarations in your area. Coordinate with local public health efforts and state policies.

Stay up to date: on state and federal re-opening guidance by visiting or


Access to accurate and reliable testing for staff and all patients with symptoms.

Find a lab: approved by the COVID-19 Testing Task Force by visiting


Availability of personal protective equipment and other supplies for clinicians and facilities.

Find guidance: on using eye protection, respirators, and more. Visit


Practice readiness including finances and staffing availability and the ability to deploy telehealth.

Is your practice ready? Find helpful information and tools. Visit Preparing to Reopen