Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

This page was last updated Apirl 6, 2020, 5:30pm.

The AASV staff will be working remotely through the end of April to minimize risk associated with COVID-19 transmission.

Recommendations for Swine Veterinarians, AASV (updated April 6, 2020)


Protect Yourself and Others

Use everyday infection prevention actions to help prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2.

Prevent exposure and disease
  • Stay home as much as possible and especially when you are sick.
  • Avoid close contact and practice social distancing.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects daily.
  • Follow CDC's recommended steps to prevent illness.
Prioritize well-being

AASV Veterinarian Well-being

COVID-19 and Well-being, AVMA


Veterinarian Resources

Find Your State Department of Public Health 

Find Your State Public Health Veterinarian  

COVID-19 Resource Center for Veterinarians, American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

Veterinary Board Actions, by State, American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB). State-by-state CE requirements, telehealth guidance.

PPE Conservation Strategies, FDA

Donate PPE

Enforcement Policy Regarding Federal VCPR Requirements to Facilitate Veterinary Telemedicine During the COVID-19 Outbreak, FDA

Compendium of Veterinary Standard Precautions for Zoonotic Disease Prevention in Veterinary Personnel, National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians


Producer Resources

New! Farm Crisis Operations Planning Tool, AASV, NPB, NPPC, SHIC

What You Need to Know about COVID-19, National Pork Board, including emergency planning and response resources, pork industry talking points, critical infrastructure employee authorization letter, and resources for employers.

COVID-19 Resources for the Swine Industry, Swine Disease Eradication Center, University of Minnesota

Interim COVID-19 Guidance for Migrant Farm Workers and their Employers, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Interim US Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Persons with Potential Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Exposures: Geographic Risk and Contacts of Laboratory-confirmed Cases, CDC
Personnel in Critical Infrastructure Positions


Industry Resources


Food Safety and COVID-19, FDA

Registered Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV2, EPA

H-2A Visa Program and COVID-19, USDA

U.S. Agriculture Recognized as Critical Industry, DHHS


This page was last updated Apirl 6, 2020, 5:30pm.