2020 Hurricane Season During COVID-19


Are you prepared for the 2020 hurricane season while the world is also responding to COVID-19? CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health joined the CDC EPIC Team on WednesdayMay 27. They discussed possible health risks that could come from hurricanes combined with COVID-19; planning for the 2020 hurricane season while adhering to guidance on social distancing; and how community leaders, nonprofit organizations, and public health professionals can effectively communicate messages


Vivi Siegel, MPH
William E Rich AAS, EMT-P, CEM
Mollie Mahany, MPH

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When: Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (Eastern Time)

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