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COVID-19 Update - March 20, 2020

Friday, March 20, 2020  
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Dear Colleagues,

We have been closely monitoring the rapidly evolving domestic and worldwide pandemic related to COVID-19 during the last several weeks. There is tremendous uncertainty at present regarding what will happen in the coming months. 

As of now, plans for Phase II Certifying Examination are being assessed. By May 1, we hope to know whether having the examination in August will be feasible. We are still planning to move forward with the Annual Meeting scheduled for October 31-November 3, 2020 in Chicago. 

We continue to track the latest news from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, as well as state and local health organizations regarding this pandemic. We encourage you to stay up to date by visiting the resources listed below.

We are grateful to everyone who continues to work tirelessly on the planning of the 2020 Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting is years in the making with members, volunteers, staff, and partners coming together to make this event possible. 

The health, safety and well-being of our global community is our highest priority. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to everyone impacted by this global health crisis.

Take care of yourselves and stay tuned for our updates.

ACVP Council


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization
Food and Drug Administration
Illinois Department of Public Health
Chicago Department of Public Health

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