This Afternoon (Wednesday), between the hours of 12 Noon PM and 1 PM Mountain Time, the CDC’s COCA (Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity) unit will conduct another in its series of calls for clinicians during the Coronavirus pandemic – IMPORTANT: Strategies regarding PPE’s.


During this COCA Call, presenters will provide a COVID-19 update and discuss strategies for healthcare facilities to optimize personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies such as eye protection, isolation gowns, facemasks, and N95 respirators.


Nancy Messonnier, MD
Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

LCDR Grace D. Appiah, MD, MS (USPHS)
COVID-19 Health System-Worker Safety Task Force Clinical Team
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michael Bell, MD
Deputy Director of Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

David T. Kuhar, MD
COVID-19 Hospital Infection Prevention Team Lead
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CAPT Lisa Delaney, MS, CIH (USPHS)
COVID-19 Response Worker Health and Safety Team
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Call Materials

Call Slides: View Now pdf icon[PDF – 607 KB]

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Time: 2:00pm–3:00pm (ET)

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Webinar ID: 160 558 6706

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Continuing Education will not be offered for this COCA Call.