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NFSHW23: Preventing the Spread of Infectious Disease on Farms, Ranches and Ag Workplaces
September 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Last updated on September 19th, 2023 at 03:03 pm
Summary: Farmers, ranchers, and ag operators were deemed ‘essential’ during the COVID19 pandemic. Learning how to protect employees, families, clients, and the community evolved throughout the pandemic and uncertainty was often difficult to navigate. During this webinar, we hope to bring forward some of the lessons learned during the pandemic and help share strategies for responding to infectious disease outbreaks in the future.
Intended Audience: Farmers, ranchers, ag employers, ag operators, ag safety and health professionals, rural healthcare providers, veterinarians, ag community members
Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to…
- Review prevention strategies for interrupting infectious disease transmission.
- Identify common sources of disease transmission in agricultural settings.
- Describe appropriate personal protective equipment for ag settings.
- Locate resources for accurate and timely information for future infectious disease outbreaks
Presenter: Carrie Klumb, MPH, Senior Epidemiologist, Minnesota Department of Health