CUGH's Executive Committee sent a letter to President Trump and Vice President Pence stressing the importance of evidence-based communication during the COVID-19 outbreak. CUGH's Executive Committee is requesting that a COVID-19 leader with scientific expertise help coordinate the response. To see the letter, click here.
Please find three recent webinars, one hosted by Johns Hopkins University, another done by Harvard University, and the last by the University of North Carolina School of Public Health, with important information regarding COVID-19. Additionally, please also find links below that provide written guidance regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. We hope these webinars and written materials will be helpful to you as you address concerns from your communities, faculty, students, staff, parents and colleagues about the outbreak. Please share this with your networks.
Washington, DC- The COVID-19 outbreak, one of many deadly disease outbreaks that have occurred and will occur again, clearly shows the importance of funding institutions like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, Health and Human Services, United States Agency for International Development, and the Environmental Protection Agency.These institutions are vital to protecting the health, security, and economic interests of all Americans. Cutting their funding as President Trump has proposed in his FY 2021 budget will weaken the nation’s ability respond to lethal outbreaks and is a clear and present danger to the security of all Americans.