American Nurse is providing a summary of resources related to COVID-19 and the virus that causes it—severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)—that might be helpful to nurses. We encourage nurses to check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) websites on a regular basis for the latest information.

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Nurse Viewpoints

If you have a viewpoint you would like to share, please email Cynthia Saver, MS, RN, editorial director, American Nurse Journal, at

The COVID-19 pandemic: Rethinking your nursing career

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the world on every level imaginable, and nurses’ lives and careers are not immune. Nurses may find themselves on...

State of pandemic: Coping with daily change

The morning of March 4, 2020, was a bit different from my usual workday routine, although it didn’t start off that way. When my...

Amidst COVID-19, virtual reality makes “social distancing” simulation possible

Leadership of the simulation center at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been investigating how to bring virtual simulation to life for some...

American Nurse Journal Articles

A measure of last resort: Homemade respirator masks in a pandemic

Nurses design and test masks to advance innovation during a time of need. Editor’s note: Commercially manufactured single-use respirator masks are standard of care. Homemade...

Proper use of N95 respirators

Follow doffing, re-donning, extended use, and reuse best practices to reduce risks. Hospitals and clinics have experienced severe personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages since the...

Coping with emotional stress

Supporting nurses through unprecedented times. Takeaways: In a survey with 18,000 respondents, 79% of nurses rated themselves at high risk for workplace stress. High nurse...