National Leaders in the Mental Health Aspects
of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
The Center for START Services supports a network of START programs, team members, and community service providers across the United States. In an effort to ensure that members of our network have access to the most accurate information, best practices, and resources related to the recent US outbreak of COVID-19, we will continue to share information and updates in the coming days and weeks. Best practices and resources to support people with MHIDD and their families will be available on our website soon.
Today we are sharing information about an upcoming CDC webinar call for clinicians. Target Audience:Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Health Educators, and Other Clinicians
What Clinicians Need to Know to Prepare for COVID-19 in the US
COCA Call This Thursday March 5th, 2:00-3:00 (Eastern)
During this CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) call, clinicians will learn what they can do to prepare for COVID-19 including identifying persons under investigation, applying infection prevention and control measures, assessing risks for exposures, optimizing the use of personal protective equipment supplies, and managing and caring for patients (inpatient and at home). View the Slides to learn about the COCA, Thursday's presenters, and a list of resources on the CDC website.
Advanced registration is not required, join the call using this webinar link https://zoom.us/j/695903771(participants are asked to watch in groups if possible to maximize the number of participants that are about to join). You may also participate in the call by joining COCA’s Facebook Livebroadcast. If you are unable to attend, the recorded call will be available on the CDC websitea few hours after the call.