An Update on COVID-19 Vaccines and the Workplace

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and SHRM


Presenters: Dr. Nancy Messonnier, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; Dr. Margaret Kitt, Center for Disease Control and Prevention Vaccine Task Force; and Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, and Amber Clayton, SHRM-SCP, Society for Human Resource Management

Original broadcast date: February 25 2021 (available for on-demand viewing through June 2021)

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Program length: 60 minutes

Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will share an overview and updates on vaccine distribution plans now and through the year, as well as considerations that the business community and employers must weigh in their efforts to create safe workplaces. Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) and lead for CDC’s efforts on COVID-19 vaccine, will open the program, followed by Dr. Margaret Kitt, lead for the Essential Workers Team on the CDC’s Vaccine Task Force. They will be joined by SHRM president and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, as well as Amber Clayton, SHRM-SCP, who will answer questions previously submitted by SHRM members to the HR Knowledge Center.

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This Event Eligible for Recertification CreditRecertification Credit

SHRM Certification has approved this webcast for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. A program code will be provided at the end of the webcast. The program also meets recertification credit standards set by the HR Certification Institute and other HR certifying bodies, but candidates must manually enter their activity into their records.



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