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A suite of information and related organizations

Stop the Spread offers a repository of free, downloadable information related to our critical need areas. If Stop the Spread is not perfectly suited to your needs and capabilities, there are many other organizations available to support your efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

A suite

of information and related organizations

Stop the Spread offers a repository of free, downloadable information related to our critical need areas. If Stop the Spread is not perfectly suited to your needs and capabilities, there are many other organizations available to support your efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ventilators

Options for Ventilator Use

Information on types of ventilators and their use

Patient Journey

Information about COVID-19 patient escalation to ventilator use

Value Chain

Illustration of ventilator production value chain

Regulatory Overview

High-level overview of COVID-19 regulations related to ventilators

Staffing Overview

Overview of Respiratory Therapist roles & training

Sourcing Overview

Summary of information about sourcing parts and materials for ventilators

Quality Testing Overview

Summary of information on ventilator quality testing

Maintenance Overview

Summary of information on ventilator maintenance

Honda - Dynaflo Key Learnings

Lessons from partnership between Honda and Dynaflo to prevent shortage of compressors

Full Factbase

Overview of information related to Ventilator manufacturing

External Resources

HHS Announces Ventilator Contract with GM

HHS Press Release - April 8, 2020

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HHS Announces Ventilator Contract with GE

HHS Press Release - April 16, 2020

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IHME Estimates for Ventilator Demand

Data estimates for potential ventilator demand from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

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Personal Protective Equipment

PPE Overview

Overview of types of Personal Protective Equipment

Masks Overview

Overview of PPE mask types

Supply Chain Challenges

Overview of supply chain challenges in PPE manufacturing

FDA PPE Requirements

FDA Requirements to Manufacture Face Masks, Face Shields, and Gowns for Medical Use

FDA Enforcement Policy - Face Masks and Respirators

Enforcement Policy for Face Masks and Respirators During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency

FDA Enforcement Policy - Other PPE

Enforcement Policy for Gowns, Other Apparel, and Gloves During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency

Value Chain - N95 Masks

Overview of value chain for N95 Masks

Value Chain - Face Shields

Overview of value chain for PPE Face Shields

Value Chain - Gowns

Overview of value chain for PPE Gowns

Value Chain - Gloves

Overview of value chain for PPE Gloves

CDC NIOSH Study - KN95 Masks

Overview of CDC NIOSH study to assess the filter efficiency of internationally certified respirators

Disinfectant Factbase

Guidelines for cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization practice

Full Factbase

Overview of information related to PPE manufacturing

Topic Papers

Guide to Purchasing Non-Medical Masks

What makes for an effective non-medical mask?

PPE Success Framework

How will we know when the PPE crisis has passed?

New suppliers, new buyers

PPE will be a critical component of any return to work plan, but where will your business acquire it?

Testing

Testing Prioritization

How should testing resources be allocated to best target priority groups?

Testing & Reopening Our Economy

How testing strategies support the reopening of our economy

Preparing for a "Return to Work"

How should employers prepare for the "Return to Work"?

Future State of Testing

What should the future of testing look like?

A Call for Community-Based Testing

How do we increase access to testing in underserved communities?

Testing Overview

Overview of antibody and molecular testing

Types of Tests

Overview of primary tests within molecular and antibody testing

Testing Providers

Overview of primary manufacturers of antibody and molecular tests

Molecular Testing Bottlenecks

Detailed information about bottlenecks in molecular testing

Antibody Testing Bottlenecks

Detailed information about bottlenecks in antibody testing

Contact Tracing

Existing models and best practices for contract tracing

Full Factbase

Overview of information related to COVID-19 Testing

External Resources

Molecular testing capacity of large labs

Daily molecular tests performed by American Clinical Laboratory Assoc. members

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John Hopkins Global COVID-19 Cases Dashboard

Up-to-date U.S. and Global COVID-19 cases

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COVID Tracking Project: US Testing Volumes

Up-to-date current testing levels in the U.S.

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FDA Emergency Use Authorizations

EUA approvals across Medical Devices (Testing, Ventilator, and PPE)

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Topic Papers

A Call for Community-Based Testing

How do we increase access to testing in underserved communities?

Future State of Testing

What should the future of testing look like?

Preparing for a "Return to Work"

How should employers prepare for the "Return to Work"?

Testing & Reopening Our Economy

How testing strategies support the reopening of our economy

Testing Prioritization

How should testing resources be allocated to best target priority groups?