“Learn more about the NIOSH Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health at Johns Hopkins University.”
“Presented by: Matthew Watson, Senior Research Associate, Environmental Health & Engineering, Senior Analyst, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security”
As community-based healthcare providers, EMS providers are called upon to respond to emergencies large and small. This talk will review the role of EMS providers in infectious disease response (including to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic), the hazards they face, and risk mitigation and infection control strategies that should be implemented.
“Can face masks help prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Yes, face masks combined with other preventive measures, such as frequent hand-washing and social distancing, help slow the spread of the disease.“
“Presented by: Kirsten Koehler, PhD Associate Professor Environmental Health and Engineering Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Ana M. Rule, PhD Assistant Professor Environmental Health and Engineering Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health”
“The Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center (ERC) for Occupational Safety and Health provides an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to training researchers and practitioners in the field of occupational safety and health with the ultimate goal of protecting the safety and health of all workers.“
“Symptoms can range from mild to severe illness, and appear 2-14 days after you are exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19.
*Seek medical care immediately if someone has emergency warning signs of COVID-19.
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
This list is not all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.“