There has been no shortage of information available related to the coronavirus and COVID-19 infections during the past 18 months. During this time we have encouraged each of us to be smart reviewers of information by evaluating the source and intentions of the news being shared. We also have learned that this information is dynamic and changing rapidly as the science attempts to catch up with the questions. We do rely on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to be an important provider of science-based information. One of my responsibilities, during my year serving as a subject matter expert to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) during the pandemic for part of my work time, is to share information from NIOSH and CDC that is useful to regional colleagues and organizations. At the risk of information overload, in this blog I share three important new resources.
About the author
Dede supports the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and the Oregon Healthy WorkForce Center's research, engagement and education programs. She is a certified industrial hygienist. She's also a published author. Learn more: https://www.ohsu.edu/people/dede-montgomery.
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