At the 2018 International Fishing Industry Safety and Health Conference (IFISH5), held in Newfoundland, one particular session sparked a conversation that is still active three years later.The panel-led session —“Changing commercial fishing personal flotation use behavior: what can we learn from efforts to address the most
Deadline for Submissions: July 7, 2021 Applications for the Northeast Center’s small grants program are currently available. Our 2021-2022 program will fund two $25,000 mini-grants for one-year research projects. We are looking for proposals that: Lay the groundwork for larger, multi-year projects. Identify emerging health
To understand the pandemic’s impact on farmworkers and to improve COVID-19 prevention efforts, the Northeast Center and the Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety conducted regional surveys on the West Coast and in the Northeast. The main findings of the farmworker needs assessment include:
On the same day the Centers for Disease Control announced that fully vaccinated adults 65 and older are 94% less likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19, our center staff set up its fifth pop-up vaccine clinic in the past two weeks. The “clinic” was a
If you meet the eligibility requirements for your state, you can locate pharmacy and clinic locations near you using this straightforward vaccine finder search tool. You can also contact your state’s department for locations (https://www.cdc.gov/…/healthdire…/healthdepartments.html) or check your local pharmacy’s website for availability.