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Gov. Kemp and DPH Commissioner to give briefing on COVID-19 today at 5 PM, ANA offers free on-demand COVID-19 education and recommendations webinar.

Posted 5 months ago by Charlotte Baez Diaz

On March 23, 2020, the Office of the Governor announced that the Governor and the Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Kathleen Toomey will provide a briefing on COVID-19 today at 5 PM at the Georgia State Capitol.

The briefing will be streamed live on Governor Kemp's Facebook Page and gbp.org. For TV broadcasters only, please contact Tate Mitchell at tate.mitchell@georgia.gov by 12:00 PM noon today for the embed code.

Furthermore, the American Nurses Association (ANA) if offering a free on-demand “Be Confident Protecting Yourself and Providing the Best Care to Your Patients during this COVID-19 Pandemic” webinar. 

ANA is partnering with the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) to bring you this up-to-date program that covers:

  • Current epidemiology of COVID-19 including modes of transmission
  • How to implement critical infection control standards to minimize spread and maintain healthcare worker protection
  • Best practice recommendations for optimal protection while maximizing a limited supply of PPE during time of patient surge
  • Review of the ANA COVID-19 website that provides critical information and links to keep you up to date, participate in legislative advocacy and share your personal story with ANA

“Nurses and healthcare workers face ongoing challenges with understanding current guidelines on the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during times of supply chain shortage, patient surge, and evolving evidence on novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). To protect the workforce and continue care of COVID-19 patients without disruption, healthcare workers need protection from COVID-19,” stated ANA.

Register to access this webinar anytime, anywhere at  https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&referrer=&eventid=2234864&sessionid=1&key=5E31A3A9FBDD1ADD2139EE46A9593DCE&regTag=&sourcepage=register