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MMWR Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
Posted On: 03/03/21
MMWR Weekly COVID-19 Briefing is a weekly podcast to update readers on the latest scientific information from CDC’s COVID-19 response. In each episode, MMWR’s Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Charlotte Kent provides an overview of the latest scientific information published in MMWR.
Construction Workers 5x as Likely to be in Hospital for COVID
Posted On: 12/04/20
A new study from the University of Texas at Austin found that construction workers in Austin, Texas, were five times as likely to be hospitalized for COVID compared to workers in other occupations.
Halting Workplace COVID-19 Transmission: An Urgent Proposal to Protect American WorkersArticle
Posted On: 10/30/20
This report presents "an eleven-point plan -- to be directed by the federal government working in close coordination with state and local public health authorities -- for stopping workplace transmission of COVID-19." (October 15, 2020)
FREE COVID-19 Exposure Control Planning Tool
Posted On: 09/03/20
This tool from CPWR helps construction employers develop the COVID-19 exposure control plan recommended by OSHA and NIOSH.
COVID-19 infections leave an impact on the heart, raising concerns about lasting damage
Posted On: 08/28/20
New studies show that COVID-19 can leave long-term damage on the heart.