COVID-19 NBS Response: APHL/ NewSTEPs

Date: July 2020

COVID-19 APHL/NewSTEPs Practices and Resources: (refer to the COVID-19 web page

 

Practices  Resources/Strategies
APHL/ NewSTEPs/ Other
APHL "Hot Topic" Calls 
  • APHL hosted a "hot topic" call addressing testing unsatisfactory specimens, accrediting agency considerations and other questions from the community. 
  • APHL hosted a "hot topic" call addressing telehealth in newborn screening 
  • APHL hosted a "hot topic" call addressing biosafety  
  • APHL hosted a "hot topic" call addressing virtual engagement 
  • APHL hosted a "hot topic" call addressing staffing and telework 
  • APHL hosted a "hot topic" call addressing electronic reporting 
  • APHL hosted a "hot topic" call addressing resource shortages and staffing limitations 
  • APHL hosted a "hot topic" call addressing resources and best practices for remote follow-up work
  • APHL hosted a "hot topic" call addressing resources and best practices for managing staff during the COVID-19 pandemic 
  • APHL hosted a "hot topic" call addressing staff training and onboarding during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • APHL hosted a "hot topic" call addressing cleaning methods for pipette tips 
  • APHL hosted a "hot topic" call addressing building more resilient newborn screening systems 

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