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COVID-19 Additional Resources

Texas Disaster Volunteer Registry

The Board of Nursing receives calls every day from nurses requesting information on volunteer opportunities during this challenging time. Nurses wishing to volunteer may apply through the Texas Disaster Volunteer Registry at: https://www.texasdisastervolunteerregistry.org/. Please note: if you need to obtain an active nursing license, please complete that process first, before you register to volunteer on this site.

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Free Online Course: COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources

"COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources" is a free online course available 24/7 featuring the latest information nurses need to provide care for those with COVID-19.

April 2020 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin

This edition contains an update to nurses regarding the implications of waivers related to COVID-19.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Daily health and safety updates and tips from our nation's health protection agency

Free COVID-19 Courses from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing has developed COVID-19 courses for students, new graduates, nurses returning to the workforce and those nurses interested in learning more about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Office of the Governor

Official news, press releases, and proclamations from the Office of Texas Govornor Greg Abbott

Texas Department of State and Health Services (DSHS) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) COVID-19 Information

Get the latest information on the Texas COVID-19 response.

Texas Department of State and Health Services (DSHS) COVID-19 webpage for Hospitals Healthcare Professionals

Texas DSHS has compiled the following resources to assist hospitals and healthcare professionals in their planning and response to COVID-19.

Texas Health Trace

The Texas Department of State Health Services launched an online application for COVID-19 contact tracing used to find and follow up with people who have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. This app allows individuals to check symptoms, report exposure to COVID-19, and view test collection sites around the state.

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Emergency Use Authorizations

This page lists current and terminated Emergency Use Authorizations that make available diagnosis and therapeutic medical devices to diagnose and respond to publice health emergencies.