Upcoming Webinar: COVID-19 Testing Strategies for U.S. Merchant Mariners

COVID-19 Testing Strategies for U.S. Merchant Mariners: November 18, 2020

The CMTS  COVID-19 Working Group is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, November 18, 2:00-3:30 pm EST, with Rear Admiral Mark Buzby, Administrator, Maritime Administration, Mr. Mike Emerson, Director of Marine Transportation Systems USCG, Ms. Samantha Case, Epidemiologist at the CDC Center for Maritime Safety and Health Studies, and Dr. Kara Tardivel, Medical Officer CDC Division of Global Maritime and Quarantine.

The webinar will address workplace prevention and control strategies, availability and types of COVID-19 testing for US Merchant Mariners, CDC recommendations for the Merchant Marine, and preventative measures for ship operators and mariners.

A downloadable flyer is available here.

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm EST
Location: Via Webinar (details below)

This webinar is part of a series hosted by the CMTS on education and outreach to support our U.S. Merchant Mariners.


Online Session via WebEx

Web link: https://usdot.webex.com/join/nuns.jain You will be directed to an online page, where you will be asked to insert the meeting number and participant code.
Meeting Teleconference Number: 404-443-2170
Access Code: 60061206#
When inserting your name, type your name and (in parentheses) your agency/ organization, for example, “John Smith (CMTS).” This is the name we will see listed in the webinar chat box. Sign in as a “Participant.”

**The webinar may end early when no further questions or comments are provided.**

For questions, please email [email protected] or call 202.366.3612.