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Clinical guidance for COVID-19

COVID-19 updates

The Academy’s Ad Hoc Task Force on COVID-19 is monitoring pandemic developments daily, assessing the impact on practices, and providing guidance most relevant to dermatologists. The most current information is being posted to these pages as we have it. Check back for updates.

Access Academy resources designed to answer common dermatology questions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Running your dermatology practice during COVID-19

Review steps you should take to protect yourself, your staff, and your patients.

PPE and medical supplies

Access Academy advice on protecting the skin of health care workers using PPE.

Immunosuppressive therapies

Review information and documents on continuing immunosuppressive therapies, including biologics, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Masking recommendations

In light of the Delta variant, the CDC has issued new recommendations regarding masks. Learn more.

Academy publications on COVID-19

Access Academy statements and publications on COVID-19, including DermWorld and JAAD articles.

Skin cancer screening during the COVID-19 pandemic

The AAD has developed guidance on individual and mass skin cancer screenings during the pandemic. Download the PDF.

iPLEDGE and isotretinoin

Read FDA guidance on flexibility in meeting iPLEDGE requirements during the emergency.

Navigate the Coronavirus Resource Center

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