Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update—What Clinicians Need to Know to Prepare for COVID-19 in the United States

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020

Time: 2:00–3:00 P.M. (Eastern Time)


During this COCA Call, clinicians will learn what they can do to prepare for COVID-19 including identifying persons under investigation, applying infection prevention and control measures, assessing risks for exposures, optimizing the use of personal protective equipment supplies, and managing and caring for patients (inpatient and at home).

Sue Gerber, MD
COVID-19 Response Epidemiology Task Force Deputy Lead
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Amber M. Vasquez, MD, MPH
COVID-19 Response Infection Prevention and Control Team
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CAPT Lisa Delaney, MS, CIH (USPHS)
COVID-19 Response Worker Health and Safety Team
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Angela J. P. Campbell, MD, MPH, FPIDS, FIDSA
COVID-19 Response Clinical Team
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Special Request: Due to the high demand we anticipate for this COCA Call, we kindly ask participants to access it in a group format, if possible, to allow for the maximum number of people to participate. Advanced registration is not required.

Watch on Facebook: You may also participate in this COCA Call by joining COCA’s Facebook Live broadcasting.

If you are unable to attend this COCA Call, the recording of this webinar will be posted at this location a few hours after the live event.

A few minutes before the webinar begins on Thursday, March 5, please click the link below to join:

Or iPhone one-tap:
US: +16468769923,,695903771# or +16699006833,,695903771#

Or Telephone:
US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 669 900 6833

Webinar ID: 695 903 771

International numbers available:

Or an H.323/SIP room system:
H.323: (US West) (US East) (China) (India Mumbai) (India Hyderabad) (EMEA) (Australia) (Hong Kong) (Brazil) (Canada) (Japan)
Meeting ID: 695 903 771


Continuing Education will not be offered for this COCA Call.

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Veterinarians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Health Educators
  • Other Clinicians
  • Contact
  • 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: Continuing Education (CE) is free.
Page last reviewed: February 27, 2020