Grant Baldwin, PhD, MPH, shared guidance for the private sector, including what CDC knows at this point and what CDC is doing in response to this outbreak.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) formally established the Central America Regional (CAR) office, based in Guatemala, in 2005. In addition to Guatemala the regional office also covers Panama, Belize, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

This webinar discusses key factors to help buyers make informed procurement decisions when making a respirator purchase. The information will help to maximize the likelihood of obtaining safe and effective products that will keep workers safe.

This video is intended for healthcare personnel (HCP) caring for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. It demonstrates one method described in CDC’s infection control guidance for donning (putting on) personal protective equipment (PPE) in healthcare settings.

Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer Isaac Ghinai explains how COVID-19 can spread in a community using an example featured in an April 2020 CDC MMWR.

Older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions may be at higher risk for severe complications from COVID-19.

This video outlines the steps for screening patients before dialysis treatment and explains why appropriate patient placement can help prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is part of a video series for staff who interact with patients and provide direct care in outpatient hemodialysis facilities.

This video outlines basic infection prevention steps and explains why hand hygiene and environmental cleaning and disinfection help prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is part of a video series for staff who interact with patients and provide direct care in outpatient hemodialysis facilities.

This video reviews the personal protective equipment (PPE) used in dialysis facilities and explains how and why correctly using PPE helps prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is part of a video series for staff who interact with patients and provide direct care in outpatient hemodialysis facilities.

This webinar walks through what community health workers need to know about COVID-19 and their roles during the emergency response efforts. In addition, presenters discussed myths and rumors about COVID-19, cultural aspects for the prevention and treatment of the virus in the community, and CDC resources.

 

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)