CERC Overview for COVID-19
The right message at the right time from the right person can save lives. Health communication professionals, public officials, and others working to share information during the novel coronavirus outbreak can apply Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) principles to more effectively develop and share COVID-19 messages.
CDC’s CERC program presented this webinar on April 6, 2020. Please watch to learn more about using CERC principles to help fight the spread of COVID-19.
Host: Jonathan Lynch
Presenter: Lisa Briseño
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This webinar will be recorded. Video and transcript will be posted within a week after the webinar.
When: Monday, April 6, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Topic: CERC Overview for COVID-19
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When: Apr 6, 2020, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (US and Canada)
Topic: CERC Overview for COVID-19
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Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)
For attendees who participate in the live call
In order to receive continuing education (CE) for WC4027- Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) Conference Calls, please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before 05/11/2020.
For attendees who participate in the online presentation
In order to receive continuing education (CE) for WD4027- Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) Conference Calls, please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before 05/12/2022.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU’s for this program.
CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.
For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 1 CPH recertification credits for this program.
DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.
CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.
Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.
CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.
- Public health professionals
- Emergency responders
- Program managers
- Certified health educators
- Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Support/Funding: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emergency Risk Communication Branch
- Method of Participation: You may participate in the educational activity by viewing the program information above.
- Fees: CERC webinars are free.