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  • Posted: 18th February 2021
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Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccines for MTS Workforce

Wednesday, Mar 3 2021

The CMTS COVID-19 Working Group hosted a webinar for the maritime industry on "Covid-19 Vaccines for the MTS Workforce" on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. RDML Richard Timme, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, USCG, and Ms. Lucinda Lessley, Acting Maritime Administrator, provided opening remarks. A CDC subject matter expert, CDR Alice M. Shumate, addressed how vaccines work, vaccine safety, protection from vaccine, vaccine distribution, vaccine prioritization for merchant mariners and port workers, and CDC recommendations for the MTS workforce. There was an ample opportunity for the more than 170 industry stakeholders to ask questions. To download a copy of the webinar presentation slide deck, click here.