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COVID-19 Safety Training for Visual Journalists webinar
April 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Join Catchlight for an online training and Q&A session for journalists working in the field with infectious disease physician and researcher Jenell Stewart. Jenell authored The Everyday Projects COVID-19 Guide for Visual Journalists. She will be providing a basic overview on COVID-19 transmission and safety tips for working in the field followed by a Q&A session with participants.
The webinar will include discussion around:
-Understanding transmission — what droplet and contaminated surfaces mean
-How to prevent transmission on contaminated surfaces
-How to prevent transmission via droplet (with mask info)
-Categorizing assignments as low risk, medium risk, or high risk and what supplies you need to safely complete those assignments.
Please post your questions in the Facebook Event discussion ahead of the session.
About Jenell Stewart
Jenell Stewart, DO, MPH is an Infectious Diseases physician-scientist at the University of Washington, and her research focuses on STI and HIV prevention among women in low resource settings.
Presented by Catchlight in partnership with the Institute for Nonprofit News.