Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates

Page updated May 29, 11 p.m. ET

ASHA’s priority is the safety and well-being of ASHA members, volunteers, and staff. We continue to closely monitor evolving information about the coronavirus/COVID-19. 

Members should continue to contact the Action Center (800-498-2071 or actioncenter@asha.org) and other staff as you normally would for routine questions around certification, dues renewal, membership issues, etc.

Stay tuned to this page—as well as ASHA’s Facebook and Twitter, ASHA Now and ASHA Headlines emails, and the Leader Live blog—for the latest updates. 

Looking for info to share with your clients and patients? Check out ASHA’s resources for the people you serve.

Annie Glenn, namesake of ASHA’s Annie Award and advocate for people with communication disorders, passed away on May 19, 2020, at age 100 of COVID-19 complications. Learn more about her life’s work and the support from her husband, astronaut Sen. John Glenn.

Messages for Members From ASHA Leadership and Staff

Jeff Regan, ASHA’s director of government affairs and public policy, shares recent advocacy achievements and ongoing efforts. (Time: 3:47) (New 5/12/20)

Joseph Cerquone, ASHA’s director of public relations, talks about celebrating Better Hearing & Speech Month in the midst of COVID-19. (Time: 2:45) (New 4/30/20)

View All Archived Leadership and Staff Messages

During this difficult time, ASHA is offering free continuing education for all ASHA members through June 30, 2020. Login and visit the ASHA Learning Center for more information.

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Convention & Events

The ASHA Convention is still scheduled to be held. The Call for Papers has now closed and email notifications will be sent to authors by July 22.

ASHA Schools Connect, Health Care Connect, and Private Practice Connect conferences have moved online. Join us July 8–20 for on-demand recorded sessions, live chats with invited speakers, open discussion boards, as well as a virtual exhibit hall.

Continuing Education

ASHA Marketing Solutions

Read updates for clients from ASHA Marketing Solutions.

Volunteer Travel for ASHA Business

All face-to-face committee, board, and council meetings scheduled at the ASHA National Office through July 31, 2020, have been cancelled

National Office Status

Shipping operations from ASHA’s National Office are being processed and fulfilled up to 7 business days from the order date; please visit the ASHA Store for more information

The ASHA National Office is working remotely. Staff continue to carry out duties and responsibilities from home, to the fullest extent possible. By practicing social distancing, we can all help to “flatten the curve” and mitigate the spread of the virus.

Members should continue to contact the Action Center (800-498-2071 or actioncenter@asha.org) and other staff as you normally would for routine questions around certification, dues renewal, membership issues, etc.

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