The U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System (CMTS) COVID-19 Working Group (C-19 WG) is hosting a working group webinar on COVID-19 vaccines for the marine transportation system workforce.
The event will take place on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 2:00-3:30 PM EST. The event will include remarks from RDML Richard Timme – Chair, CMTS Coordinating Board; Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, US Coast Guard, and Ms. Lucinda Lessley – Acting Administrator, Maritime Administration (invited).
The presenter for this webinar will be CDR Alice M. Shumate – US Public Health Service; CDC Vaccine Task Force – Essential Workers Team; Director, Center for Maritime Safety and Health Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Topics will include:
• How currently approved vaccines work
• Getting vaccinated – process, safety, side effects
• Protection from vaccine vs. illness
• Vaccine distribution and administration
• Vaccine prioritization for merchant mariners and port workers
• CDC recommendations for the MTS Workforce
~ To Access the Webinar ~
To Join: https://usdotfedramp.webex.com/meet/nuns.jain
Telcon: 404-443-2170; Access Code: 60061206#
Note: Please log-in at the above link 30 minutes in advance to download any plug-ins and test your system’s compatibility with Webex. If you cannot access the computer audio, please call into the conference line. For more information, please contact WG19@cmts.gov.