COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on our personal and work lives over the past year. Now that there are vaccines available, there are many questions and concerns that we are all faced with. In this presentation from the LPM Spring Fling virtual event in March, 2021, experts with the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provided the most current vaccine information available as well as addressed some of the more common questions and concerns regarding the pandemic response. Watch the archived video below or click here to listen to the podcast version.
Adrienne Eastlake, MS, REHS/RS, MT (ASCP), is a lieutenant commander with the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, where she currently works as an industrial hygienist in the Emerging Technologies Branch at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Cincinnati, Ohio. In her role, Eastlake provides guidance to the health and safety community through research, document development, publications, exhibits, presentations, and delivery of professional development courses. She also serves as co-coordinator for the NIOSH Wholesale and Retail Trade program and National Occupational Research Agenda Wholesale and Retail Trade sector council.
Deborah Hornback, MS, is a health communications specialist in the Division of Science Integration at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she develops communication materials based on NIOSH research for employers and employees. In addition, Ms. Hornback serves as the co-coordinator for the NIOSH Wholesale and Retail Trade program.