COVID-19 Information

TPTA has compiled a list of COVID-19 resources for PTs, PTAs, and Students. This page will be updated with any new information from a variety of sources, and we encourage you to check it periodically as it will be updated often. (Please note that all links are dated, and the most current/most updated/most popular links will be at the top.)

 

Gov. Abbott Bans Elective Surgeries in Four Counties (6/25/20)
https://tpta.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=198:gov--abbott-bans-elective-surgeries-in-four-counties&catid=23:latest-news

Returning to Physical Therapy (5/14/20)
https://www.click2houston.com/video/video/2020/05/13/returning-to-physical-therapy/


Did You Rapidly Adopt or Expand Telehealth for COVID-19? Here’s Our Post-Crisis Top 10 ‘To-Do’ List (5/8/20)
http://www.apta.org/Blogs/PTTransforms/20/5/1/Telehealth/?_zs=4jbbf1&_zl=Rifl6


CMS Guidance Allows PTs in Private Practice to Provide Services Via Telehealth (4/30/20)
http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/News/2020/4/30/CMSOpensTelehealth/


TPTA Webinar: Telehealth:What You Need to Know Now - TPTA (3/25/20)
https://tpta.memberclicks.net/webinar--telehealth--what-you-need-to-know-now


SBA Paycheck Protection Program Opened April 3 - APTA (4/3/2020)
https://www.tpta.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=193:sba-paycheck-protection-program-opens-april-3---apply-asap&catid=23:latest-news


Critical Resources for Managing your Business During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Private Practice Section of APTA (updated frequently) https://ppsapta.org/physical-therapy-covid-19.cfm


Coronavirus Information for APTA Members - APTA (updated frequently)
http://www.apta.org/Coronavirus/


Texas Business Today - Texas Workforce Commission (First Quarter 2020)
https://www.twc.texas.gov/files/businesses/texas-business-today-1st-quarter-2020-twc.pdf


Coronavirus (COVID-19) -– Suspension of Certain Provisions of the Labor Code and DWC Rules Related to Workers’ Compensation - Texas Workforce Commission (3/27/20)

https://www.tdi.texas.gov/bulletins/2020/B-0012-20.html


Gov. Abbott issued an executive order increasing hospital capacity in response to the COVID-19 virus - State of Texas (3/22/20)
https://www.tpta.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=188:gov--abbott-issued-an-executive-order-increasing-hospital-capacity-in-response-to-the-covid-19-virus&catid=23:latest-news


Letter from APTA President Dunn on COVID-19 Impact - APTA (3/20/20)
https://www.tpta.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=187:letter-from-apta-president-dunn&catid=23:latest-news


APTA Webinar and Q&A in Regards to E-visits - APTA (3/19/20)
https://www.tpta.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=186:apta-is-offering-a-free-webinar-and-q-a-in-regards-to-e-visits&catid=23:latest-news


A Message from TPTA President Mike Geelhoed - TPTA (3/16/20)
https://www.tpta.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=184:a-message-from-tpta-president-mike-geelhoed&catid=23:latest-news