COVID-19 Resources and Updates

The APTA Arizona is carefully monitoring the COVID-19 crisis. This page will be updated frequently with relevant news, information, and resources from the Arizona Chapter, APTA National, and its associated Components. We care about the health and safety of all Arizonans and wish you the best during this difficult time.

APTA Arizona Resources

APTA Resources

Information for APTA Members: This link will provide you with resources from APTA.

Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy: Fostering excellence in acute care practice, in all settings, in order to enhance the health and functioning of patients and clients.

Patient Telehealth Action Center: Tell Congress to waive restrictions on the use of Telehealth for physical therapist services.

APTA Private Practice Section: Information on advocacy; payment policy; education on practice management, business, marketing, public relations, and business innovation.

Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy: A web page with online resources for our educators and clinicians to use with their students and patients.

Related News

National Resources

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE): Need additional CAPTE Guidance? Review the CAPTE Response to COVID-19.

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy: Protecting the public by providing service and leadership that promote safe and competent physical therapy practice.New ReleasePossible Roles for PTs and PTAsduring the COVID-19 Pandemic (3/30/2020)

CDC Website: Your guide from the CDC on what steps to take if you are stick, how to prevent illness, and other resources.

Surgeon General’s Website: Providing you with the best scientific information available on how to improve their health and reduce the risk of illness and injury.

National Institutes of Health (NIH): Official website of the world's foremost medical research centers.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: For information on the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices in the U.S. 

COVID-19 Scams: Unfortunately, there are scams associated with this pandemic. Click this link to stay informed and learn how to avoid scams.

World Health Organization (WHO): Find the latest WHO recommendations and implementation tools for government and organizations.