The US CDC calls on authorities to make personal protective equipment available to workers on dairy farms, poultry farms and slaughterhouses

The US CDC calls on authorities to make personal protective equipment available to workers on dairy farms, poultry farms and slaughterhouses
The US CDC calls on authorities to make personal protective equipment available to workers on dairy farms, poultry farms and slaughterhouses

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

* CDC: ASKED AUTHORITIES TO MAKE PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE TO WORKERS ON DAIRY FARMS, POULTRY FARMS AND SLAUGHTER FARMS.

*CDC: CDCS ASSESSMENT OF IMMEDIATE RISK OF BIRD FLU TO THE AMERICAN PUBLIC REMAINS LOW

*CDC: RECOMMENDS STATES TO PRIORITIZE THE DISTRIBUTION OF PPE TO FARMS WITH HERDS IN WHICH A COW HAS BEEN CONFIRMED INFECTED WITH AVIAN INFLUENZA

* THE CDC: HAS STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE FOR U.S. STATES TO ACT NOW TO PROTECT INDIVIDUALS EXPOSED IN THE CONTENT OF THEIR WORK, WHO MAY BE AT MORE EXPOSED TO THE RISK OF INFECTION.

* CDC: JURISDICTIONS HAVE BEEN INVITED TO USE EXISTING PPE STOCKS TO DISTRIBUTE PPE TO DAIRY FARMS.

*CDC: HAS ENGAGED WITH LOCAL AND STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, AGRICULTURAL WORKER ORGANIZATIONS, AND PUBLIC HEALTH VETERINARIANS SINCE BEING INFORMED OF THE APPEARANCE OF HPAI IN DAIRY COWS.

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