The ASMP Health + Safety Guide contains six chapters about topics ranging from evaluating risk to cleaning and disinfecting, along with a list of current resources to assist you in decision-making related to COVID-19 exposure and returning to work.
This guide will continue to be updated to ensure that you have access to current, relevant information to make those informed decisions.
Click on the appropriate button below to download the current pdf version of the guide.
Q&A with Dr. Emanuel
Meet Our Experts
Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel
Ezekiel J. Emanuel is the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, the Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, and Co-Director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Special Advisory to the Director General of the World Health Organization. He is on leave for 2019-2020 from being the Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. Read More
Dr. James P. Phillips
Dr. James Phillips, MD is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician working in Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD and a CNN Medical Analyst. His specialties are disaster and operational medicine, medical counterterrorism, and healthcare workplace violence. He has performed extensive international medical work in austere environments including Iraq, Ukraine, and Nepal, and is an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Medical Director. Read More
Dr. Saskia Popescu
PhD, MPH, MA, CIC
Saskia v. Popescu is an infectious disease epidemiologist and infection preventionist with a focus on hospital biopreparedness and the role of infection prevention in health security efforts. Dr. Popescu is an expert in healthcare biopreparedness and is nationally recognized for her work in infection prevention and enhancing hospital response to infectious diseases events. Read More
While dozens of people have been involved in providing feedback and guidance in the creation of this Guide, particular thanks goes to the following people and organizations.
Thomas Kennedy, Former Executive Director, ASMP
Thomas Maddrey + Maddrey PLLC, General Counsel, ASMP
Alexandra Kennedy, Editor
Betsy Davison + Space for Arts
Jamey Stillings, Photographer
The ASMP National Board
Marianne Lee, Michael Shay, Gabriella Marks, Felicia Perretti, Rana Faure, Kevin Brusie, Nicholas Freeman, Michael Hart, Frank Rocco, Thomas Donley, Leah Nash, Amy Tierney, Stretch Ledford (Ex-Officio)
Call to Action
ASMP’s Health + Safety Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators is available to anyone in the industry to download. But ASMP get so much more. In additon to resources, FAQ’s, videos, and updates, ASMP members will have exclusive access to ASMP’s Legal + Business Guide for COVID-19 which will be launching in Late August. That program will also include forms, contracts, and more. If you have been on the fence about joining ASMP, now is the time.
Submit Questions and Suggestions
If you have health or safety questions, or would like to submit suggestions about what ASMP could be providing members to assist with health and safety procedures for conducting business during this pandemic, please click on the button below to be taken to form.