As part of NIOSH’s efforts to keep stakeholders up to date on the CDC and NIOSH coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response, below is a summary of new information posted this week.

General Resources

Two New NIOSH Science Blogs are Now Available on Respiratory Protection

Industry-Specific Resources

Update to Wildland Firefighter FAQs   

Updates to the Wildland Firefighter FAQs webpage address new concerns, clarify that testing recommendations are relevant to prevent infection and the spread of COVID-19 regardless of test result or exposures, and update the screening terminology to be consistent across the CDC website.

Limiting Workplace Violence Infographic Translated

The webpage Limiting Workplace Violence Associated With COVID-19 Prevention Policies in Retail and Services Businesses has a newly translated infographic. “Basic dos and don’ts for EMPLOYEES to prevent workplace violence” has been translated into eight languages: Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, French, Haitian-Creole, Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian.

New Fact Sheets

CDC recently published fact sheets for two additional groups that provide suggestions for preventing the spread of COVID-19