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9/13/21 In his latest video update, UF Health Shands CEO Ed Jimenez discusses the current number of COVID-positive patients; the number of patients who are no longer COVID-positive but are still in our care; the state of hospitals in the region; and the importance of vaccines and other mitigation strategies.
A playlist of video recordings of HealthStreet's Our Community, Our Health events related to COVID-19, including information about how to keep your family safe, the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color, and information about new treatments and vaccines for COVID-19.
Society of Professional Journalists. Updated weekly if not daily. Sections include Vaccines, Data & Research, Fact- checking the virus, journalism organization resources, reopening schools, flu and other outbreaks, pandemic field reporting safety, coronavirus media coverage.
4/6/21 A 3-minute video interview with Sonja A. Rasmussen, M.D., M.S., an epidemiologist and professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of pediatrics and the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions discussing current options available for children, a potential timeline for additional vaccines for younger age groups, thoughts on vaccine safety and ways to protect children right now.
Updated 8/17/21. Produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation, this video series of interviews with Black health care professionals discusses COVID-19 vaccines, how they were created, their safety, and their side effects.
THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us kicks off with an open and honest conversation between W. Kamau Bell and Black doctors, nurses and researchers that gets to the heart of Black people’s questions about the COVID-19 vaccines. This new campaign from KFF’s Greater Than COVID and the Black Coalition Against COVID launches with 50 FAQs designed to dispel misinformation and provide accessible facts about the vaccines from Black health care workers. More content will be added as new information becomes available. YouTube is providing significant support for the campaign, including high visibility promotion across its platform.
Updated 4/8/20. This Emmi COVID-19 video helps educate the public on ways to stay healthy during this pandemic explaining what COVID-19 is, how it spreads, what to do if you're feeling sick or worried about exposure, and how to stay healthy and stop the spread.
Updated 9/8/21. A playlist of videos that include updates on vaccine approvals, consumer safety videos about commercially available tests and hand sanitizer, food safety and access during the pandemic, and keeping your pets safe.
A collection of playlists from the WHO on a variety of topics related to COVID-19, including a series of 5-minute videos explaining the science of COVID-19, a series on COVID-19 vaccines, as well as general news and updates.
The Office of Minority Health (OMH) works to lessen the impacts COVID-19 is having on racial and ethnic minority populations and American Indian and Alaska Native communities. The #VaccineReady video series empowers communities to proactively practice COVID-19 safety measures, get the facts about COVID-19 vaccines, share accurate vaccine information, and get vaccinated when the time comes
Updated 9/22/21. National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC) provides tools to educate healthcare workers and share preparedness best practices in this webinar series, highlighting COVID-19 subject matter experts in videos on saliva testing, mutations & variants, vaccine hesitancy, monoclonal antibody therapeutics, and more.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American College of Medical Toxicology Executive Committee has convened a task force of medical toxicology leaders to provide resources and support for the Medical Toxicology community, other health care professionals, and the public, including a webinar series, FAQs, a telehealth series, and a learning library.
Brought to you by the American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine, this webinar series is exploring the state of the science surrounding the current outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States and globally, with a focus on the emerging evidence on how to best mitigate its impact. Hear from trusted experts in such fields as public health, infectious disease, risk communication, and crisis standards of care.
7/30/21 The COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force is part of the government-wide effort to identify and eliminate health and social disparities that result in disproportionately higher rates of exposure, illness, hospitalization and death related to COVID-19. The Task Force's mission is to provide specific recommendations to the President of the United States for mitigating inequities caused or exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and for preventing such inequities in the future.
Updated 5/12/21. 2-hr House Committee on Science, Space, & Technology hearing on COVID-19 variant research, including witnesses Dr. Salim Abdool Karim, Dr. Nathan Grubaugh, Dr. Stephen Streiffer, and Dr. Caitlin Rivers.
Updated 5/26/21. This two hour, forty-five minute Congressional hearing in the House Committee on Energy and Commerce includes testimony from Nick Offerman, Saad Omer, J. Nadine Gracia, Amy Pisani, and Karen Shelton.
Updated 4/28/21. US Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies (two+ hours) features witnesses discussing the Indian Health Service’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Links to recordings of all sessions two-day summit, held on September 16-17, 2020, featuring experts who presented their key findings from the report on Assessing Legal Responses to COVID-19, and proposed paths forward to more effective and equitable response and recovery efforts.