We invite you to join experts from the New Jersey Department of Health and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs for a live video conference on Wednesday, April 1, 12-1:15 PM with top infectious disease specialists and epidemiologists informing the state’s COVID-19 response. Hosted by Rutgers Project ECHO, which is funded by The Nicholson Foundation, the one-hour and fifteen minute session will cover four topics with Q&A included:
- An Update on COVID-19 in New Jersey: The Epidemiologic Perspective: Lisa McHugh, PhD, MPH, Program Coordinator-Infectious Disease Epidemiology, NJDOH Division of Epidemiology Environmental and Occupational Health – Infectious and Zoonotic Disease Program
- Understanding the Basics of Infection Prevention and Control in Outpatient Settings: Barbara Montana, MD, MPH, Medical Director, NJDOH – Division of Epidemiology, Environmental and Occupational Health – Vaccine Preventable Disease Program
- Telehealth Opportunities Under New Regulatory Guidance: Paul Rodriguez, JD, Acting Director, NJOAG – Division of Consumer Affairs
- To Test or Not to Test: Decision Making for the Outpatient Health Care Provider: Edward Lifshitz, MD, Medical Director, NJDOH – Division of Epidemiology, Environmental and Occupational Health – Infectious and Zoonotic Disease Program
We encourage you to register for the session, download the flyer for more information, and follow along on Twitter with @RutgersECHO and hashtag #Covid19ECHO. Please forward this email to healthcare providers who may be interested. This will be the first of a series of Rutgers Project ECHO COVID-19 sessions to help strengthen the ability of New Jersey’s healthcare providers to respond to the pandemic.
The Nicholson Foundation