During this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Scott Lindquist from the Washington State Department of Health will talk about lessons learned from the state’s response to Monkeypox, including how public health professionals can plan with health equity and concerns of stigma in mind.
- Recognize state and national data trends on the monkeypox outbreak that can be helpful in responding to the outbreak.
- Understand social aspects of the outbreak, including misinformation and the stigmatization of LGBTQAI+ people.
- Identify future risks associated with the ongoing spread of zoonotic diseases.
Local, state, and tribal public health practitioners
Scott Lindquist, MD, MPH
State Medical Epidemiologist for Washington State
- What actions can public health take to combat stigma faced by historically oppressed communities, such as LGBTQIA+ people, during infectious disease outbreaks?
- What lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic can be applied to containment of monkeypox outbreaks?
- What steps can public health systems take to better prepare for future outbreaks of zoonotic diseases?
- Slides | Slide handout
- Monkeypox Outbreak Cases and Data - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Monkeypox (MPV) - Washington State Department of Health
Continuing Education Credits
Up to 1 CPH recertification credit may be earned by viewing this webinar. Visit the National Board of Public Health Examiners to learn more.