Chapter Updates and Resources regarding COVID 19


We are using this page to add updates regarding our profession and COVID 19.

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APTA CT is working with our lobbyists to assist in supporting Telehealth services for physical therapy to improve access, maintain patient safety and support of the clinical staff.  We are also working with the state to facilitate support in reimbursement for these services.  


As healthcare providers, you must make decisions regarding patient safety and the safety of yourself and loved ones.  Below are some links to resources to assist you in maintaining care for your patients at the highest and safest level.  

CT Governor Executive Orders and state specific updates (click on link)


Return-to-Work Guidance for Healthcare Workers and First Responders during the COVID-19 Pandemic (April 28)

 Impact of COVID-19 on the Physical Therapy Profession
A Report From the American Physical Therapy Association


 Improving Long-Term Outcomes Research for Acute Respiratory Failure (May 6)








Pulmonary Rehab and Acute Care resources

Lines, Tubes, Ventilators and Diagnostic Screening For Stability vs Instability: Free course from ERI

Pulmonary Medicine and Rehabilitation resources provided by Sean Collins (editor in chief for Cardiopulmonary PT Journal)


 General COVID 19 Resources 


Outpatient Practice Resources


 Medicaid and Medicare Resources:


 School Based Therapy Resources 


Early Intervention Resources 


APTA Pediatrics COVID-19 Resources



Acute Care Resources


Home Care Resources




 American Health Care Association


 The latest guidance documents issued by CMS related to COVID 19 following President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency: 




Message from APTA CT regarding COVID 19
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