Vaccines

Promoting Vaccination Among Small Construction Firms

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This document was developed by the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health in coordination with the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 05/06/21

Why Is It Important For Construction Workers to Get Vaccinated?

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This document was developed by the NH Occupational Health Surveillance Program at University of New Hampshire in coordination with the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 05/06/21

Union Construction Resources

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Here are some ways union representatives can help increase vaccine information,

Source: Construction Industry Safety Coalition

Date: 04/19/21

Contractor COVID-19 Vaccination Resources

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This webpage shares how union construction employers can help increase vaccination information.

Source: Construction Industry Safety Coalition

Date: 04/19/21

Construction Industry COVID-19 Resources

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With the new vaccine comes many new questions, and it’s easy for misinformation to spread quickly. We must empower our workforce with the right information about the COVID-19 vaccine. Informing and educating employees will help them make the best decision for themselves, their families, and the communities we work in every day. This website helps provide trusted, reliable, science-based information and resources to help construction employers, unions and workers understand the COVID-19 vaccine.

Source: Construction Industry Safety Coalition

Date: 04/19/21

Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

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As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen ) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. CDC and FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 04/13/21

CPWR-NIOSH-OSHA COVID-19 Webinar: An Update on COVID-19 Vaccinations and Q&A with CDC’s Essential Workers Team

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This webinar is a follow-up to January's session on Vaccination & Ventilation: A Conversation about Next Steps in COVID-19 Prevention. The leader of the CDC’s Essential Workers Team will elaborate on what we know about the current COVID-19 vaccines and address your unanswered questions.

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 03/24/21

CPWR-NIOSH COVID-19 Webinar Series: Vaccination & Ventilation: A Conversation about Next Steps in COVID-19 Prevention

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We all know the basics when it comes to protecting ourselves and one another from COVID-19 exposure on the job site — including wearing respirators or masks, physical distancing, and improved sanitation measures — but what more can be done? Join us for a discussion about vaccines and ventilation: two things that can make a big difference in our fight against the virus. In this hour-long webinar, attendees will hear about new CDC resources, findings from a CPWR survey on ventilation for COVID-19, and general information about the vaccine. Following these brief presentations, we will hold a guided Q&A session focused on these topics. Please consider submitting your vaccination and ventilation questions in advance of the webinar as you register.

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 03/24/21

COVID-19 Vaccination Locations on VaccineFinder

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VaccineFinder helps people find the latest information on COVID-19 vaccine availability at certain providers and pharmacies in some states. In other states, information may be limited while more providers and pharmacies are added in the coming weeks.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 03/18/21

Construction Sector COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility & Status Documents

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These maps from the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) outline construction worker eligibility and priority status by state using data gathered from state departments of health and supplemented by county-level data, news accounts, press releases, and Governors’ executive orders.

The data are current as of 3/102/21 and will be updated regularly.

Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Date: 03/12/21

State Plans for Vaccinating their Populations against COVID-19

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This National Academy for State Health Policy chart shows how each state is prioritizing populations in its distribution plans. The chart’s Overview tab shows when states last updated their plans, which phase they are currently in, and links to the information on states’ websites.

Source: The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP)

Date: 03/04/21

ACIP's Interim Recommendation for Use of Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

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On February 28, 2021, after a transparent evidence-based review of all available data, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) issued an interim recommendation for use of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in persons aged ≥18 years for the prevention of COVID-19.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 03/04/21

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs for The Construction Industry

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In collaboration with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler and the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), CPWR has developed several resources to help the construction industry understand the science and benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine.  Chief among them is a list of Vaccine FAQs, but the page also includes a number of infographics. These resources will be updated as new research and information becomes available.

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 02/23/21

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Workers

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Vaccines are an important part of effective control against spread in your workplace and community. Quarantine or isolation, physical distancing, handwashing, mask wearing, and use of other safety measures at your worksite must continue, even after you have been vaccinated. These measures are important to protect yourself and others.

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Date: 03/18/21

Key Elements of a Model Workplace Safety and Health COVID-19 Vaccination Program

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The effectiveness of a workplace vaccination program is dependent upon time and resources to plan, promote, and deliver the program. This resource is designed to assist those responsible for building and implementing a workplace vaccination program. Below, we outline five key components to establish a vaccination program. 

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Date: 03/18/21

COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Toolkit for Essential Workers: Getting Started

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CDC has provided a toolkit to help employers educate their essential workers about this important new prevention tool.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 03/12/21

Safe Actions for Employee Returns: Vaccines

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NSC is proud to be an official partner of the Health Action Alliance, an exciting new partnership among leading business, communications and public health organizations to strengthen the business community’s response to COVID-19 and help rebuild public health. Check out new resources, including trusted tools and events to help you create your company’s vaccine plan, educate and engage workers and strengthen community vaccination efforts.

Source: National Safety Council

Date: 03/12/21

Medcor COVID-19 Vaccination Whitepaper

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Background on vaccines and details about vaccine distribution.

Source: Medcor

Date: 03/12/21

List of current state vaccination plans

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COVID-19 vaccination plans by state

Source: Duke University

Date: 01/12/21

Eight Things to Know about the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program

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Important information for heatlhcare professionals regarding the coronavirus vaccine

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 01/12/21

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