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Optometry’s Meeting® 2021 reunites, reignites

June 24, 2021

Find the latest news and updates from the profession’s premier meeting, now underway in The Mile High City. Read More >

Keeping the 'medicine' in telemedicine

June 23, 2021

COVID-19 accelerated telemedicine’s years-long sprawl in health care, and now experts ponder whether telemedicine’s emergency expansion can be rolled back—or if it’s solidified its place in the new normal. This raises the question: Where’s the line between technology as a tool for patient care and corporate profit? Read More >

Know your options

June 23, 2021

There are insurance options to help protect against malpractice claims, property damage, cybercrime and more. Find out what you need to protect your practice. Read More >

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COVID-19 RESOURCES

The Alabama Optometric Association is here to assist you in these difficult times.  We will gather as many resources as we can to assist you in making decisions related to COVID-19.  We encourage you to visit the AOA's COVID-19 website for excellent practice resources and the latest information about relief efforts coming out of Washington. 

VACCINE INFORMATION

The COVID Vaccine is now available to optometrists and their staff.  Click the link below to be directed to a spreadsheet provided by the Alabama Department of Public Health with contact information for vaccine sites. Note that there are tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet that will take you to different regions of the state.

MODERNA CLINICS - COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS

MODERNA CLINICS - HOSPITALS

MODERNA CLINICS - PHARMACIES

Alabama Board of Optometry Guidance on COVID-19 (Updated April 28)

American Optometric Association Covid-19 Website

Understanding the New FMLA and Sick Leave Policies

Medicare Telehealth Webinar

Medicaid Extends Telemedicine

Preparing to Apply for the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (COVID-19) Webinar

Alabama Department of Labor (Unemployment Comp)

Medicare Accelerated/Advance Payment Program Fact Sheet

Medicare Accelerated/Advance Payment Program Form

Treasury Department Paycheck Protection Program

Alabama Public Health Order "Safer at Home" (Updated April 28)

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ALOA Convention 2021

October 1, 2021 - October 3, 2021

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