Health and vision plans are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The AOA has assessed and consolidated the information coming from plans and is continually updating the information as plans' procedures are ever-changing during this time of public emergency. To ensure doctors have the most up-to-date information on a specific plan, they should use these resources and follow the provided links to the plans' respective COVID-19 response pages.
The public health emergency continues to cast its shadow on a new school year, but it’s far from the only thing on educators’ minds. How are optometric faculty and staff preparing for the year ahead?
With wildfires burning and a prediction of an active hurricane season, doctors of optometry and students have somewhere to turn for financial support in the event of disaster. Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief (OFDR) is optometry's exclusive financial support program that provides immediate assistance to those in need after disasters. Learn how to apply for a grant or make a donation.
“Interseasonal viral activity” is up as people relax COVID-19 mask and distancing requirements, the CDC says, while a new pandemic variant proliferates—what doctors should know.