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Now Accepting Applications for the Early Childhood Staff Stipend Incentive Program!

Individuals must be active members of The Nevada Registry AND working in an eligible program to apply. To determine whether you are eligible, log into your Online Portal account and click on the 'Membership Account' tab on your dashboard. If you are eligible, you will see a tab titled, 'Early Childhood Staff Stipend Incentive Program' under your membership profile. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH APRIL 2023.

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COVID-19: Vaccines, Myths & Implications for Pregnancy, Breast and Chest Feeding, and Gained Data From SET-NET Project

 April 12, 2022, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. PST

This three-part webinar will provide an overview of COVID-19 and Pregnancy, including vaccines, provide information on research on COVID-19 surveillance and standards with pregnant persons throughout Nevada, and offer an open Q & A for Attendees.

This webinar will focus on COVID-19 in three parts:

The first part of the presentation will provide a general overview and discussion of COVID-19 and Pregnancy presented by Sarah Jane Smith, MPH, MA, including:

  • The impact of COVID-19 on pregnancy outcomes
  • The burden of COVID-19 and health disparities
  • The science behind the safety of the COVID-19 Vaccine while pregnant, breast or chest feeding
  • Reasons to vaccinate during pregnancy; including the benefits for pregnant persons and infants
  • Pregnancy-related vaccine myths and frequently asked questions

The second part will provide a general overview of the collaborative project of Surveillance of Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies (SET-NET) presented by Jaimee Maranon, MS, and Natasha Nyquist-Smith, MPH:

  • The overview of the SET-NET project
  • The sampling distribution in Nevada
  • The trimester of COVID-19 diagnosis
  • Current birthing trends of the sampled cases
  • COVID-19 race and ethnicity distribution
  • Overview of the vaccination status in our sample population

The final part will be a facilitated Question and Answer Period with attendees by Dr. Jackson.