December 28, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

The final days of 2020 provide an opportunity to reflect on what we learned this past year about COVID-19, as viewed through the lens of some of the most popular NFID blog posts and webinars:

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): What You Need To Know (January 22, 2020 Blog)

2012-nCoVOn January 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first US case of a new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Washington state, and the World Health Organization (WHO) convened an Emergency Committee to determine whether the outbreak should be declared an international public health emergency

ID News Round-Up: Novel Coronavirus (#COVID-19) (February 21, 2020 Blog)

The novel coronavirus disease that was first identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019 now has an official name: COVID-19. Read recent news of interest from the world of infectious diseases, with a focus on COVID-19…

COVID-19 Update: Practical Strategies for Protecting High-Risk Adults at Home and in the Community (March 25, 2020 Webinar)

Co-sponsored by the Alliance for Aging Research and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, this webinar addresses the impact of COVID-19 on high-risk adults at home and in the community, and key strategies to protect these individuals and those who care for them

COVID-19 Update: Preparedness and Response on US College Campuses (April 15, 2020 Webinar)

Co-sponsored by the American College Health Association (ACHA), this webinar features a discussion on COVID-19 preparedness and response efforts on US college campuses, including disease epidemiology and US guidance for college populations

#COVID-19 & Routine Vaccinations: What Parents Need To Know (April 28, 2020 Blog)

NIIW 2020

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) highlights the importance of protecting children age 2 years and younger from vaccine-preventable diseases. In the midst of the current #COVID-19 pandemic, keeping up with recommended vaccines can be challenging for parents and healthcare professionals alike …

COVID-19 Update: Protecting Adults with Diabetes (May 28, 2020 Webinar)

COVID-19 Protecting Adults with DiabetesCo-sponsored by the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES), this webinar provides practical strategies to protect at-risk adults with diabetes from COVID-19

Predictions For A Post-COVID-19 World (July 23, 2020 Blog)

COVID-19 PredictionsThe COVID-19 pandemic has affected health and well-being on a global scale and has impacted nearly every aspect of our everyday lives. According to a poll of visitors to the NFID website, more than 35 percent of respondents have canceled family gatherings or social events, 21 percent have had mental/physical health affected, and 12 percent have seen an impact on their financial stability. NFID leaders share their predictions on the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic …

Strategies for Immunizing in a COVID-19 Environment (August 25, 2020 Webinar)Strategies for Immunizing in COVID-19

This webinar addresses the impact of COVID-19 on routine vaccination services, and provides key strategies for healthcare professionals working in various settings

… Looking Ahead To 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines WebinarJoin NFID on January 6, 2021 for a complimentary webinar,  COVID-19 Update: Vaccination Recommendations & Implementation, addressing implementation guidance and frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 vaccines authorized for emergency use in the US

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