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Health Provider Conference Call on the Gulf Oil Spill

Posted almost 9 years ago by Jean Aertker

Dear Members: For those interested in the health impact of the Gulf Oil spill, Please join in for the following upcoming COCA Conference Calls, where CDC experts will discuss topics of interest to healthcare providers. If you have questions or trouble accessing COCA Call presentations e-mail coca@cdc.gov. Indeed it is headed to Florida shores.


COCA Conference Call (TODAY)

Title: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Speaker: Richard Nickle, MPH (CDC)

Date: Thursday - June 3, 2010

Time: 11 AM – 12 PM (Eastern Time)

Slides: Audio only. No slide set for this call.


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CALL-IN NUMBER: 1-888-790-6180

PASSCODE: 7463262

On Tuesday, April 20, an explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon sunk the drilling rig, causing oil to spill into the Gulf of Mexico. During this COCA conference call, a CDC subject matter expert will discuss current and anticipated health hazards associated with the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and how appropriate interventions can be implemented to protect the health and safety of the public. Please join us for this informative call to learn about contaminants associated with crude oil, crude oil health threats identified by state health department surveillance systems, and crude oil educational resources for clinicians.

You can access archived call audio and transcript materials from the COCA website: http://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/callinfo.asp

Additional Resources

CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill http://emergency.cdc.gov/chemical/oil_spill_gm_2010.asp

Continuing Education Credits

No continuing education credits provided for this call.