This bootcamp will provide guidance on how to conduct a rapid community assessment to identify perceptions of and barriers to COVID-19 vaccine confidence and demand in communities of focus and how to address those barriers with recommended strategies. Pre-registration is required and is available here. Registration closes Friday, August 20, 2021 @ 8PM ET
Dr. Meites will share updates on CDC’s COVID-19 response, including the latest scientific information and what everyone should know about protecting themselves and others. Dr. Houry will speak about mental health awareness overall and Ahoua Kone will provide information on mental health tools and resources for state and local public health partners.
To register for the call, see here.
The CSTE Public Health Law Subcommittee will host a webinar Friday, August 27, at 2:00 pm EDT. This call will be an open discussion on the issue of back-to-school, quarantine and other school-related legal issues, including whether schools can require quarantine of infected students. Questions may be sent to Sunbal Virk at email@example.com to have them asked anonymously. Call information is below:
- Weblink: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1468111813?pwd=NjZDUDhaU1V1b3B2WUxydll1QjJldz09
- Web Passcode: 212710
- Telephone: (470) 869-2200 or (773) 231-9226 or (469) 445-0100 or (623) 404-9000 or (720) 902-7700
- Meeting ID: 146 811 1813
- One-Tap Mobile: +1(470)8692200,,1479895260# or +1(773)2319226,,1479895260# or +1(469)4450100,,1479895260#
You are invited!
Virginia Chapter, AAP Back to School Town Hall
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
- Review school guidance from the CDC, AAP, VDH, VDOE
- Describe methods to encourage COVID-19 vaccination
- Understand challenges facing schools
- Outline COVID-19 considerations for sports
- Review of tools and updates for mental health
- Explore further resources for your outpatient practice
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Watch September’s Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds and learn how a county engaged its diverse community in the pandemic response.
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. ET
CDC’s 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) response team will host a national webinar Friday, September 3, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET to provide state, tribal, local, and territorial (STLT) education and public health partners with the latest information and resources on the COVID-19 outbreak and U.S. efforts.
Invited call participants include STLT education agencies, school district leadership, and education organizations in addition to health directors, epidemiologists, health officials, public health laboratory directors, and nongovernmental partners. The webinar will be held as a Zoom webinar. Connection details are noted below. Please submit questions in advance via email to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can prioritize addressing them on the webinar.
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Or One tap mobile : US: +16692545252,,1613204246#,,,,*87401112# or +16468287666,,1613204246#,,,,*87401112#
Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 254 5252 or +1 646 828 7666 or +1 551 285 1373 or +1 669 216 1590
Webinar ID: 161 320 4246
During this COCA Call, presenters will provide updates on the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations for the 2021-2022 influenza vaccination season and guidance for coadministration of influenza and COVID-19 vaccines.
A few minutes before the webinar starts, please click on the Zoom link below to join: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1610456908?pwd=cFI3YzIvMWZzOFE4bmEwakswaUZsdz09
Or One tap mobile:
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US: +1 669 254 5252 or +1 646 828 7666 or +1 551 285 1373 or +1 669 216 1590
Webinar ID: 161 045 6908
International numbers available: https://www.zoomgov.com/u/ab2UFvSsCs
The Houston Health Department (HHD), Rice University, and CDC Foundation will host a three-part webinar series detailing HHD’s wastewater surveillance program for SARS-CoV-2.
No registration is necessary. Webinar information is the same for all three seminars, and is available below:
- Weblink: https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/j/7185583212?pwd=WHhZV2l4bGhoaC81OFpzUFlHS0pJZz09
- Meeting ID: 718 558 3212
- Passcode: wwoffhrs
The committee will meet in open session to discuss the Pfizer-BioNTech supplemental Biologics License Application for COMIRNATY for administration of a third dose, or “booster” dose, of the COVID-19 vaccine, in individuals 16 years of age and older. Meeting information is here.