Webinar: Overview of COVID-19 and CDC’s Response to the Pandemic with a Highlight of Federal COVID-19 Resources

Register to attend the live training webinar, "Overview of COVID-19 and CDC’s Response to the Pandemic with a Highlight of Federal COVID-19 Resources."

Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (EDT)


Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

  • Speakers: 
    • Joanne Cono, MD, ScM, Chief Science & Medical Advisor, Office of Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    • Martha Knuth, MLIS, Librarian, Office of Science, CDC
  • Learning Outcomes: The COVID-19 pandemic is a rapidly changing situation with an overwhelming plethora of resources and information being produced. This webinar will provide an overview of COVID-19 and the CDC’s public health emergency response. In addition, a highlight of Federal resources available on COVID-19 will be presented with emphasis on those resources that might be relevant to libraries and researchers.

Registration confirmation information:
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Prior to the webinar:
For those participating via a desktop or laptop computer (preferred method), a WebEx plug-in must be installed (one-time only). Download instructions. Some features will not be available for users participating with a tablet or smartphone.Devices need to have a WebEx app installed from the device’s app store, which may take time. After installation, the app will ask for you to allow or deny permissions.

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