Funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Johns Hopkins School of Health's COVID-19 Contact Tracing course is now available for free online. Students will learn about the science of SARS-CoV-2, including the infectious period, clinical presentation of COVID-19, the evidence for SARS-CoV-2 transmission and why contact tracing can be such an effective public health intervention. The course will also cover several important ethical considerations around contact tracing, isolation, and quarantine.
Monroe County's "Recruiting on the Road" goes virtual
Monroe County's Planning and Development Office has moved their Recruiting on the Road job fairs to virtual events. Virtual events can be tailored to your specific needs. If your organization would like to explore recruitment in this online setting, please email Richard Turner or call 585-753-2005.
Monroe County long term care staffing portal
Monroe County is seeking to assist Skilled Nursing (SNF) and other Adult Care Facilities (ACF) in our community with developing a staffing pool of personnel to assist them with staffing needs. Monroe County is providing a portal to connect potential applicants and hiring agents from those facilities. Please note, Monroe County is not the hiring entity for this specific effort.
Portal access will be granted to SNF/ACF that have operations in the Rochester Region and to staffing agencies that work with SNF/ACF facilities. To request a portal login email: LTCStaffing@monroecounty.gov
In the email, include the following information:
i. Facility Name;
ii. County/Counties Served by facility;
iii. Facility Point of Contact (POC) name and title;
iv. POC email address and telephone number;
v. Indicate if you are a facility or staffing agency.
Webinar series: Primary Care in COVID-19 Relief, Response, Resiliency
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) is offering a free, three-part webinar series to discuss COVID-19’s impact on the primary care sector and what primary care’s role should be in COVID-19 relief, response, and resiliency.
We recognize that the not-for-profit community is facing significant challenges in light of COVID-19, and we are here to help. Common Ground Health, in partnership with the Finger Lakes Performing Providers System (FLPPS), S2AY Rural Health Network, and the United Way have launched the Finger Lakes COVID-19 Resource Hub, which includes a simple, on-line social networking platform called Mighty Networks. Mighty Networks allows you to post needs, share resources, and co-create solutions.
Of note, this hub is designed to be a resource and safe place for community agencies and service providers to ask and respond to questions by peers. It is not open to the public.