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All Things Reopening

Payment Terms, Programs & Resources

US Small Business Administration Resources

COVID-19 Topical Articles


AOA Resources 


Education & Training Resources

Telehealth/Telemedicine Resources

Webinars & Podcasts

As the national response to COVID-19 continues, our world and yours is changing very quickly. Walman and its family of optical companies are closely monitoring updates, specifically as it relates to the optometric industry, and we are actively working to keep our customers informed and help in any way we can.

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All Things Reopening

This webpage will continually be updated with new resources and business-related articles as they become available:

Tips & Guides:

Walman Grand Reopening Playbook

REBOUND: An Impactful Program for Reopening Success | Your Downloadable Step-By-Step Resource Guide


Cleaning Protocols:

Haag-Streit Disinfecting Prism Tips

Haag-Streit Disinfecting Slit Lamps

Haag-Streit Disinfecting Perimeters




N95 CONTINGENCY PLAN-Cleaning Protocols

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility  

The Hygienic Optician



Stormin Norman-Stay Protected-Products

PPE Products by Hilco

Protect Yourself & Your Patients-Products from Walman Instruments

Ultra-Optics Hand Sanitizer


REBOUND: Powered by DONE4YOU Marketing | An Impactful Marketing Program for Reopening Success (Sign Up or Learn More!)

How to safely put on PPE

How to safely remove PPE

Webinars & Podcasts:

Optometric Survival Webinar Series Part III: How to Reopen Your Practice

Ready for routine care? AOA offers guidance for post-COVID-19 reactivation (4.29.20)


Additional Resources & Current Information

This webpage will continually be updated with new resources and business-related articles as they become available:

Payment Terms, Programs & Resources

Delaying Credit Card Payments

Personal Finances: Eight Bills You May Be Able To Pause

US Small Business Administration Resources

Disaster Loan Assistance Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Non-profits, Homeowners and Renters (Application)

Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist

Highlights of New Federal Stimulus Benefits for Small Businesses, Employees and Individuals

Getting Cash For Your Small Business Through The CARES Act

CARES Act-Small Business Owners Guide

Paycheck Protection Program, including links to determine eligibility and obtain loans

Coronavirus Small Business Guidance: SBA Lending Options

Families First Corona Virus Act: H.R. 6201; paid sick leave expanded benefits & protections for workers and more

Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners, and Renters

Medical Leave Under the Families First Coronovirus Response Act

Medical Leave Under the Families First Coronovirus Response Act Tip Sheet

FORM Letter to Landlords - Generic


COVID-19 Topical Articles

New Blanket Waivers of the Stark Law During COVID-19 Outbreak

Summary: Congress Releases the CARES Act

US Legislative Response to Covid-19 (Vision Council - Realtime Updates)

COVID-19: A Helpful Tool To Use In The Pandemic & Beyond (Includes Financial Response Spreadsheet)

State by State Regulations for Essential and Non-Essential Businesses (Vision Council)

CDC Covid-19 Webpage 'What You Need to Know'

AOA Resources 

AOA: COVID-19 updates and collaborative recommendations

AOA: Guidance to Doctors of Optometry 

AOA: COVID-19 Guidance for Optometry Practices (Patient Care Guidance)

Education & Training Resources

THE HYGIENIC OPTICIAN (Complete with Questions & Answers)

CDC’s complete list of sanitizers that kill COVID-19 virus

Training Staff in a Small Office: How to Make a Little Go a Long Way

ECP Advantage Virtual Events & Training Powered by Walman

COPE Temporary Rules Modification


Telehealth/Telemedicine Resources

EyecareLive Billing + Coding for Telemedicine in Response to COVID-19 with Q+A

AOA Webinar on COVID-19 Telehealth Services

CMS General Telehealth & Telemedicine Tool Kit

Updates to HIPAA & Telehealth During COVID-19

Gary Gerber, OD, and Paul Karpecki, OD, to Discuss Using Telehealth on Special ‘Power Hour’ Episode (Podcast)

Dr. Paul Karpecki Discusses Telemedicine (Podcast)

Webinars & Podcasts

Opportunities to Create Practice Success  (4/28/20) 

Strategies to Maximize Profit with Managed Vision Care (4/27/20)

Optometry's Role in Telehealth : A Webinar (4/22/20)

INVISION and Cleinman: Turning Lemons into Lemonade, Beyond COVID-19 (4/17/20)

Navigating the New Financial Side of Business During and After COVID-19 (4/17/20)

Cleinman Performance Partners | Human Resources During COVID-19 Phase II (4/10/20)

Telehealth for Eye Doctors | The Essential Role it Can Play During COVID-19 & Beyond (4/6/20)

How To Manage The Human Resources Aspect of Your Practice: Supporting Your People Through COVID-19 (4/2/20)


NOTE: The information provided on this site is accurate to the date in which it is posted, however, information continues to evolve as events unfold and change.  While the information provided is well researched and information provided from credible sources, any attached documents, articles or conversations are meant only as a sample or guide and do not constitute legal or medical advice.