To support the pulmonary hypertension (PH) health care community, clinicians, allied health care providers and researchers, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has compiled the following resources. These resources include the latest information on the science, clinical trials and patient care management in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Understanding COVID-19 Science

NIH overview of coronaviruses

PubMed’s latest journal article citations on COVID-19

Up-to-date scientific information from the NIH National Library of Medicine

NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins’ blog on genomics studies and structural biology of coronavirus

Free research, commentary and news from the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Treatments Under Investigation

Clinical studies related to COVID-19 in

World Health Organization’s R&D Blueprint to accelerate diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics in response to COVID-19

Latest COVID-19 information from the Food and Drug Administration

Milken Institute’s Vaccine Tracker for a summary of COVID-19 vaccine programs

COVID-19 updates from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

COVID-19 Prevention Trials Network for COVID-19 vaccines and monoclonal antibodies

Managing COVID-19 in a Health Care Environment

Articles and infographics vetted by the CHEST COVID-19 Task Force on clinical management of COVID-19 patients, ICU administration, procedures, supply chain issues, and treatment.

The website helps people locate providers who offer the COVID-19 vaccines and allows healthcare providers to list their vaccination locations in a centralized, searchable database and to track vaccine availability. Information on listing your practice as a provider.

The National Institutes of Health Community Engagement Alliance provides resources in English and Spanish to help health care professionals to share COVID-19 information with patients. Resources include information on COVID-19 and the importance of community participation, vaccines and the importance of inclusion and diversity in vaccine clinical trials.

PHA’s COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the PH community

CDC information for health care professionals including Evaluation and Testing and Clinical Care Guidance for COVID-19

NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines

CDC Facts Sheet for health care professionals on diagnostic testing

CDC resources for dealing with stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

PubMed articles referencing patient care management for PAH patients with COVID-19

  • “Could pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients be at a lower risk from severe COVID-19?” Rosenzweig et al. Pulmonary Circulation, April 2020.
  • “Care of patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.” Ryan et al. Pulmonary Circulation, March 30, 2020.

COVID-19 Interim Guidance on Management Pending Empirical Evidence guidance document from an American Thoracic Society-led international task force

American College of Cardiology Palliative Care Considerations for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease Under COVID-19

Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Guidance for working to reduce vaccine hesitancy by the CHEST COVID-19 Task Force

Strategies from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to build confidence in vaccines

Tips from AMA about talking with patients about vaccines

Resources From the National Institutes of Health

NIH COVID-19 resources

NIH’s curated source for COVID related publications

Guidance for NIH grant applicants and recipients in response to COVID-19

NIAID special COVID-19-related grant funding opportunities

NIAID resources for researchers including reagents, core services, and model systems to support COVID-19 research

NCBI SARS-CoV-2 resources from the National Library of Medicine National Center for Biotechnology Information, including published literature, SARS-CoV-2 sequences, protein structures, related compounds and bioassays, and clinical trials

NIH guidance on limiting travel and meetings

For Your Patients

Connect With Other PH-Treating Professionals

During the coronavirus pandemic, PHA is providing free access to PHA’s health care professionals’ email groups to any health care professional working in PH, whether or not they are a PHA member. This member resource allows PH-treating colleagues across the country to connect with their peers.

M.D./D.O. or Ph.D. researchers may request access to the PH Clinicians and Researchers (PHCR) listserv even if they are not currently a PHCR member. Nurses, advanced practice providers and allied health professionals may join the PH Professional Network (PHPN) listserv. To request access, email gro.noitaicossAHP@lacidem.