Covid-19 Training Resources

Welcome to the Covid-19 online training materials, provided by the Global Center for Health Security at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, in partnership with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. 

Meat Processing Facility Training Reference Materials

These meat processing facility materials were developed through a collaborative effort of infectious disease and public health experts from the Global Center for Health Security, Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH), and UNMC College of Public Health. 

Meat Processing Facility COVID-19 Playbook
A guide to provide best practices and recommendations for meat processing facilities to minimize the risk COVID-19 poses to employees and the community and to reduce disruptions to business operations, including checklists for COVID-19 risk mitigation strategies.

Meat Processing Plants:  Survey Results & Best Practices
Survey results from 8 companies and best practices to protect employees and communities.

Protecting Yourself from COVID-19--Arabic
Protecting Yourself from COVID-19--English
Protecting Yourself from COVID-19--French
Protecting Yourself from COVID-19--Spanish
Protecting Yourself from COVID-19--Vietnamese

Poster that displays best practices to avoid contracting COVID-19 at work and outside of work. Available in English, Spanish, and French versions.  

First Responder Training Videos

These materials were developed by public health and infectious disease experts with extensive experience in the development of standard operating procedures for cases of highly hazardous communicable disease and the provision of training to a range of governmental and non-governmental organizations, including for Ebola virus disease and COVID-19 responses.

The development of these videos was funded by contract HHS0100201700005C from the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Department of Health and Human Services.

COVID-19 Readiness and Deployment
Dr. David Brett-Major, an internal medicine and infectious disease physician, discusses considerations for working in the field against COVID-19. His overview includes deployment (pre, during, and post) activities critical to safe and effective practices as well as strategies to manage risk when caring for persons under investigation and in a hot zone.

Personal Protective Equipment for COVID-19
A review of the appropriate donning and doffing procedures for personal protective equipment used for COVID-19 care, which includes considerations for entering and exiting high-risk areas.

N95 Respirator Limited Reuse
This video overviews essential practices for successful limited reuse of an N95 respirator and demonstrates potential approaches for donning and doffing of an N95 respirator in a limited reuse situation.

Nasopharyngeal Swab Collection
Instruction of the appropriate nasopharyngeal swab collection procedures for a patient with or under investigation for COVID-19. 

Resiliency for COVID-19
Dr. David Cates, a clinical psychologist, describes elements of resilience and strategies to cope with stress during a deployment.