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All Things Covid-19: Ambulatory / Outpatient / Long COVID

Ambulatory Care Resources & Articles



Cardio-Pulmonary Sequelae in Recovered COVID-19 Patients: Considerations for Primary Care J Prim Care Community Health Jan-DEC-2021
Follow-up of adults with non-critical COVID-19 two months after symptoms' onset. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 05-OCT-2020
Follow-up study of the pulmonary function and related physiological characteristics of COVID-19 survivors three months after recovery EClinicalMedicine (published by The Lancet) 15-JUL-2020
Symptom duration and risk factors for delayed return to usual health among outpatients with COVID-19 in a multistate health care systems network - United States, March-June 2020. MMWR 31-JUL-2020
Ad-Hoc COVID-19 Treatment Team algorithms & protocols.   Yale University; color coded guidance sheets, from "non-severe"  to severe disease. Updated as reliable information emerges. 03-AUG-2020
What is COVID-19? Patient Information From JAMA, 10-JUL-2020
Videos - Emory University You Tube "Lessons Learned" Frequently-updated, health care continuum  08-JUL-2020
Ambulatory Care Reopening and Recovery American College of Physicians 07-MAY-2020

Real-world Responses in Real-time: COVID-19 Information Needs to Consider Literacy Gaps

Center for the Study of Adult Literacy, Institute of Education Sciences 30-APR-2020

Characteristics of Emergency Department Patients With COVID-19 at a Single Site in Northern California: Clinical Observations and Public Health Implications

Acad Emerg Med  28-APR-2020

Increasing the Signal-to-Noise Ratio: COVID-19 Clinical Synopsis for Outpatient Providers

Jnl of Primary Care & Community Health 27-APR-2020
FDA issues guidance to increase mobile patent monitoring, imaging options American Hospital Association  24-APR-2020
Many asymptomatic COVID-19 cases undetected CIDRAP 27-APR-2020
How to Obtain a Nasopharyngeal Swab Specimen NEJM, video

 HonorHealth Ambulatory COVID-19 Testing Algorithm

printable PDF; last updated 3/26/20
Expanding testing of COVID-19 in Arizona Arizona  Dept. of Health Services 23-APR-2020
Community Care Resources Elsevier; Resources to support you with managing patients at home in person, via telephone or telemedicine
Ambulatory Care Resources Elsevier; Resources to support you in delivering care and information outside the context of a hospital
COVID-19 Resources for Indigenous Peoples Trustworthy information for Native American peoples from the ASU Library / Labriola Center

Interim Guidance for Implementing Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization for COVID-19 

CDC guidance for people coordinating home care & isolation of people with confirmed or suspected infection, including persons under investigation.  (Patients evaluated in an outpatient setting who do not require hospitalization and/or patients discharged home following hospitalization with confirmed infection.)

Evaluating and Testing Persons for COVID-19

CDC Criteria for lab tests, recommendations for specimen collection, patient priortization.

Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Homes and Residential Communities

CDC Recommendations for household members, partners & caregivers in a non-healthcare setting exposed to (1) a patient with symptomatic or lab-confirmed COVID-19 or (2) a patient under investigation (PUI).

Information for Pediatric Healthcare Providers

CDC guidance on clinical presentation, treatment, prevention

Information for Healthcare Providers: COVID-19 and Pregnant Women

CDC FAQs re:transmission during pregnancy delivery, or breast milk, and infants, 

Discontinuation of In-Home Isolation for Immunocompromised Persons with COVID-19 

CDC guidance for immunocompromised & non-immunocompromised patients
Checklist to Prepare Physician's Offices for COVID-19 AAFP guidelines for ambulatory settings

Therapeutic and triage strategies for 2019 novel coronavirus disease in fever clinics 

An algorithm to follow (The Lancet Respiratory Medicine)


Prevalence of Symptoms More Than Seven Months After Diagnosis of Symptomatic COVID-19 in an Outpatient Setting  Ann Intern Med 06-JUL-2021

Return-to-work, disabilities and occupational health in the age of COVID-19 Scand J Work Environ Health  01-JUL-2021
Cancer as a prospective sequela of long COVID-19Bioessays JUN-2021
Long COVID in a prospective cohort of home-isolated patients Nature 23-JUN-2021
Long COVID and Health Inequities: The Role of Primary Care Milbank Q JUN-2021
Post Acute Coronavirus (COVID-19) Syndrome  StatPearls  04-JUN-2021 
Long COVID and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)-A Systemic Review and Comparison of Clinical Presentation and Symptomatology Medicina  26-APR-2021
Long COVID and the role of physical activity: a qualitative study. BMJ Open MAR-2021
Cardio-Pulmonary Sequelae in Recovered COVID-19 Patients: Considerations for Primary Care. J Prim Care Community Health JAN-DEC-2021
6-Month consequences of COVID-19 in patients discharged from hospital: a cohort study The Lancet 08-JAN-2021
Late Sequelae of COVID-19  (CDC)
Symptom duration and risk factors for delayed return to usual health among outpatients with COVID-19 in a multistate health care systems network - United States, March-June 2020.  MMWR  Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report 2020:69:993-998.
COVID-19 symptoms: Longitudinal evolution and persistence in outpatient settings  Annals of Internal Medicine 08-DEC-2020
How and why patients made Long Covid  Social Science & Medicine JAN-2021
Autonomic dysfunction in "long COVID": rationale, physiology and management strategies. 28-NOV-2020
Long COVID-19: challenges in the diagnosis and proposed diagnostic criteria 21-DEC-2020
Medium- and long-term health sequelae of COVID-19.  New South  Wales Health Department 26-AUG-2020