Please join us on March 19 (12:00 PM ET) for a 1-hour Webinar to address what maritime personnel can expect if there is an actual or suspected exposure to COVID-19.
ABOUT THE WEBINAR
There will be moderated discussion with representation from the USCG as well as a recap of the SOCP’s 2019 Pandemic Exercise.
Since the CDC will be unable to join us during this event, they have provided the following information for distribution that we have posted on the SOCP website under COVID-19: http://www.socp.us/links.html
WHO Operational Considerations for Managing COVID-19 Cases and Outbreaks on Board Ships (02/24/20)
Interim Guidance for Ships on Managing Suspected Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Updated 02/18/20)
Interim Guidance for USCG and CBP at U.S. Seaports in Response to 2019-nCoV (02/12/20)
To ensure we are addressing your concerns, we are soliciting questions ahead of the webinar to help frame the presentation to meet your needs.
Please read the information provided on the SOCP website and submit questions you may have no later than Friday, March14.
Due to the nature of this topic and rapidly changing information, the SOCP leadership team has decided to invite all members of the maritime community to participate in this event. Please forward this information.
To register, please click below or email email@example.com by COB Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Registered participants will receive login information prior to the event.
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