Supporting NPs during COVID-19

Updated September 2, 2021

COVID-19 is presenting NPs, and the nation, with an unprecedented health care challenge while placing considerable demands and stressors on NPs, both professionally and personally. VCNP is working to share resources and support our members during this time. We hope you will refer to this web page to find valuable online resources and updates as they impact your practice during this time. Please let us know how we can continue supporting you by contacting us at vcnp@vcnp.net.


Professional resources

Telehealth

Children & Teens

Mental health

VCNP Communications

  • Email to VCNP membership sent March 17 Introduction of member COVID-19 email including mental health resources and connection tools: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent March 23 CDC and VDH Updates, NP Licensing Waivers, Governor Northam’s Certificate of Public Need: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent March 26 Pandemic resources from CDC, and AANP: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent April 11 Request for member response – COVID-19 Barriers: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent April 20 Important CMS Cares Updates: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent May 1 Clarification of Executive Order 57 and CARES Act, Elective Surgeries and Protections for Healthcare Workers, Virtual Conversations with Colleagues happy hour series: COVID-19 Updates
  • Email to VCNP membership sent May 8 Nurses Week and CMS Update: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent May 18 VDH Updates, Virtual Conversations with Colleagues happy hour series, VCNP social media presence: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent May 27 Mental Health Awareness Month resources, ImmunizeVA, weekly COVID-19 surveys: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent June 5 Anti-racism resources, Medicaid and Medicare Telehealth coverage, COVID-19 testing sites: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent June 10 VCNP Board Meeting, Telehealth and YouTube, Executive Order 57 Extension: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent June 17 Anti-racism resources, Twitter chat about Primary Care and COVID-19, VDH Updates: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent June 26 VDH Workgroup, Medicaid/CHIP Provider Relief Fund payment forms and guidance, diversity resources: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent July 1 VCNP membership renewal updates, VDH updates, volunteer as an election officer: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent July 8 CRNA and NP Prescriptive Authority updates, Executive Order 57 details: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent July 17 VDH Updates, VCNP member speaks at White House, member assistance with Autonomous Practice Licensure Application completion: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent July 31 Revised CDC Guidelines, Mental Health app for Healthcare Workers, Department of Industry and Labor temporary standards: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent August 14 Virginia COVIDWISE app, Governor’s Task Force on Primary Care, Contact Your Legislator!: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent September 3 EO 57 Update, Preceptor Information, Racial Equity CE Event: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent September 17 Suicide Awareness Month resources, VDH updates, CELEBRATE over 1,000 NPs with Autonomous Practice Licenses!: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent October 2 Update on Anthem Reimbursement Rates, VDH licensing scam, VDH launches new metrics page: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent October 16 PPE Distribution, Racism and Health Disparities – free virtual webinars, and ride resources to flu shots: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent October 29 Election, CDC, and EO 57 updates: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent November 12 NP Week 2020, VDH and CDC Updates, PAC donation request: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP membership sent November 25 Temporary autonomous practice regulations extended, Racial Equity in healthcare webinar, introducing HB 1737: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent December 11 Governor Northam’s revised guidelines, ImmunizeVA survey, HB 1737 talking points: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent December 15 SPECIAL COVID EDITION: Important and Timely Updates
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent December 23 Happy Holidays! New PPP program, Register for Jan. 6 virtual Town Halls, legislator town hall meetings, contact your legislators to support HB 1737: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent January 4, 2021 Happy New Year! Volunteer opportunities, VDH updates: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent January 13, 2021 Virginia General Assembly starts today! VDH Updates, Resources for getting your COVID vaccine: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent January 29, 2021 Virginia Immunization Information System, VDH updates, CDC guidelines: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent February 10, 2021 General Assembly Updates, COVID-19 Workplace Regulations, PREP Act, FDA COVID-19 Update: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent February 24 Contact the Governor!, Special Senate Election Information, share your vaccine photos, donate to the PAC: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent March 18, 2021 Award Winners, VDH Updates, HB 1737: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent April 1, 2021 COVID Restrictions, CDC Travel Guidelines, Telehealth Resources: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent April 14, 2021 Vaccine Updates, CDC Guidelines, Donate to the PAC: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent May 11, 2021 COVID Restrictions, Expanded Eligibility for autonomous practice on July 1: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent May 18, 2021 New CDC Guidelines, Congratulations NP graduates!: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent June 2, 2021 NPs with 2+ years of practice can apply for autonomous practice licensure, vaccine resources: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent June 18, 2021 July 1 update, call for graduate information, donate to the PAC before June 30: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent June 29, 2021 Donate to the PAC, Vaccine Updates, and New Laws effective July 1: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent July 7, 2021 VDH Updates, Calling WHNPs for volunteers, Malena member in the news: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent July 23, 2021 VCNP joins others to encourage folks to get vaccinated! School Mask Guidance, Apply for the VCNP Scholarship, Upcoming VCNP Elections, newsletter correction: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent August 5, 2021 Updated CDC guidelines, APRN Compact Model Information, CNS Licensure Information, VCNP Scholarship Deadline, VCNP Elections: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent August 12, 2021 Updated VDH guidance, school mask mandate, VDH dashboard: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent August 23, 2021 FDA approves Pfizer vaccine, VDH updates, Virginia’s vaccine rates: COVID-19 Update
  • Email to VCNP Membership sent September 2, 2021 Volunteer opportunities, Call for Nominations for state executive committee, educational opportunities: COVID-19 Update