COVID-19 Resources

The below links provide relevant information and resources from a variety of organizations and entities involved in COVID-19 matters. Click on topic areas in the green bars for additional information. If you have resources that you would like to contribute, please contact

6/16/21 - Is your workplace covered by the COVID-19 Healthcare ETS?

3/4/21 - COVID-19 FAQs on Medicare FFS Billing to Administer Vaccines

2/25/21 - CMS Holds Physicians Harmless from MIPS penalties amid COVID-19 PHE


STS Supported Guidance

Real-Time Tracking

Resource Utilization


Surgical Triage
Clinical Care

Guidance Documents Supported by STS

Guidance Documents

Peer-Reviewed Articles


Videos and PowerPoints


ECMO Availability and Use

Regional Availability

  • At this time the Maryland/Virginia/Washington document is no longer available. Information from that region is included in the comprehensive ELSO Center Map. It takes a few minutes to populate. Anyone can access the ELSO map, but you need a login to edit it. The areas in gray indicate status unknown.

Please Note: The Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) is offering free participation for 3 months to non-member organizations to help ensure that the real-time map and other resources are as up-to-date and as comprehensive as possible. Please contact for more information. 

Indications for VA + VV ECMO


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Operating on a COVID-Positive Patient or Suspected COVID Patient

Active Research

Peer-Reviewed Articles

General Information


Medical Society Resources

STS Member Perspectives

News Media