Guidance on the Discontinuation of Isolation for Persons With
CDC recently updated their interim guidance for the Discontinuation of Isolation for Persons With
COVID-19 Not in Healthcare Settings. This updated guidance recommends
using symptom-based criteria instead of a test-based strategy, except in
certain circumstances, to determine when to end home isolation of persons
Medicolegal Death Investigators Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
CDC has published FAQs for Medicolegal Death Investigators
for those who work in medical examiner and coroner offices. These FAQs
address a variety of COVID-19-related questions, including what initial
information should investigators gather to assess the potential risk for
COVID-19, what considerations can guide investigators when planning to
conduct on-scene investigations, what personal protective equipment (PPE)
should investigators wear when COVID-19 is known or suspected, what
actions should investigators take after conducting an on-scene
investigation, and what should investigators know about the
transportation of the decedent in cases of known or suspected COVID-19.
1:00–2:30 p.m. (EDT): Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Mining
A panel of
speakers, from NIOSH and other organizations, will discuss CDC guidelines
and best practices in mining related to reopening and operating safely.
The presentation will include real world examples and lessons learned.
Register for this free webinar here.