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Coronavirus Webinar: The Science of Social Distancing

March 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0

Free

Webinar Science of social distancing

March 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Just this week, the CDC has recommended for the next eight weeks that in-person events of 50 people or more should be canceled or postponed in the United States. Schools are closed, international borders are closing, and all Americans are being asked to practice social distancing.

The University of Vermont Robert Larner College of Medicine invites you to join us for a free, informational webinar Thursday, March 19th from 3:00 – 4:00pm (EST) facilitated by Associate Dean for Public Health and Health Policy, Jan Carney, MD, MPH, to help our communities both understand the information provided by public health officials and to offer guidance on how to best protect yourself and others.

TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION:

 

  • A status update of COVID-19
  • How I can keep myself and others safe
  • What is social distancing?
  • Why social distancing is important?
  • Practical advice to follow
  • Where should I get my information?

FACILITATOR BIO:

Jan Carney, MD, MPH: Associate Dean for Public Health and Health Policy; Professor of Medicine, Director Graduate Public Health Programs, Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont; Commissioner of Health for the state of Vermont , 1989-2003.

Areas of Expertise: Public/Population Health, Health Policy and Advocacy; Clinical and Translational Research; Linking Public Health and Clinical Medicine

Instructions for logging into the webinar are as follows:

For using a laptop or desktop: we recommend using this

      1. If needed – download the Adobe Connect desktop app to access the webinar
      2. Click ‘Enter as a Guest’
      3. Type your name in the box
      4. Click on the ‘Enter Room’ button

For using the mobile app:

    1. If needed – download the Adobe Connect app from your app store (it’s free)
    2. The URL for the room is https://uvmcde.adobeconnect.com/cdewebinar – you can type or copy and paste the URL in
    3. Select “Guest” and then type in your full name
    4. Hit “Enter” and then you will be in the room.
    5. The app will remember the URL that you have used in the past, so you should not have to re-type the URL again.

Venue

University Of Vermont Continuing And Distance Education
Webinar
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Website:
https://learn.uvm.edu/

Organizer

University of Vermont Continuing and Distance Education
Website:
https://www.vermont.org/chamber/organizer/university-of-vermont-continuing-and-distance-education/

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