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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.