COVID-19 Briefs for November 23, 2020 

Situation Report | November 23, 2020

HHS Answers Governors on Vaccine Plan

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has posted “Answers to National Governors Association Questions on Vaccine Distribution and Planning.” 

This document reviews funding to states for vaccine administration, allocations to states and supply chains, communication and information requirements, and more.

ASPR TRACIE Speaker Series 

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE) presents a speaker series focused on how the COVID-19 pandemic can affect health care professional stress and resilience.

Topics in this series include acute and chronic stressors, identifying at-risk employees, and fostering resilience. 

OSHA Guidance on Ventilation

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued guidance on ventilation in the workplace to help maintain a safe and healthy work environment. 

OSHA recommends that employers work with heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals to look at ways to improve building ventilation as a way to address the potential hazard of exposure to COVID-19.