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Governor McMaster held a press conference on December 9, 2020 to discuss the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. He listed a schedule of distribution of the vaccine based on a variety of factors which place a person in a high risk category. Those factors included: a person’s profession, health, and living arrangements. He noted three separate phases slightly different or expanded from the CDC:
Phase 1: Healthcare personnel
Phase 2: Workers who provide services and have a high risk of exposure due to interactions with the public
Phase 3: Service Industry Workers, postal workers, childcare workers, K-12 teachers and staff, people who are immune-compromised
Test 6 included hard surfaces such as glass, steel, and laminate. Results show that after two days, SARS-CoV-2 virus was not detectable on the brass and marble. After six days, virus was not detected on the glass, laminate, and powder-coated steel.
Webinar archives on COVID-19 topics including virtual programming, dealing with difficult patron behaviors, COVID-related scams, and guidelines for preventing the spread of the virus
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This webinar discusses the impacts of COVID-19 on how we communicate, what we have learned thus far, and how we can apply that going forward. It also addresses communications strategies for reopening libraries, and how we can become more nimble and prepared for future potential disruptions.
As organizations reopen, they are finding customers looking for a new audience to express their anger and frustrations about their feelings of a loss of normalcy and continued uncertainty. Learn eight customer de-escalation tips and specific verbal intervention techniques including proven verbiage to use with customers that are violating your organization's code of conduct and endangering your employees' safety.
COVID-19 has provided the opportunity for libraries to showcase how innovative and crucial we are to the communities we serve. Participants will hear how one Montana library has looked beyond the norm to help its health and medical partners, small business partners, and elected officials navigate this pandemic.
Sharon Streams, REALM project director for OCLC, will share an update on what is currently known and unknown about the virus, the results of REALM testing thus far, and how to factor scientific information into your local decision making.