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Livestream Presentations

Upcoming livestream:
November 18, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. CT

Previous topic: On-campus and off-campus COVID-19 protocols and federal guidelines for vaccine mandates

Mark Diedrich, director for emergency management at MU, kicked off the livestream by discussing COVID-19 protocols for on-campus and off-campus faculty and staff. Next, Rob Russell, MU Extension director of labor and workforce development, discussed the new federal guidelines for employers with more than 100 employees and the most recent data coming from vaccine mandates and attrition rates.

Previous Livestreams

September 16, 2021 - Two of the most prominent myths about the COVID vaccines are that they affect fertility and are unsafe for pregnant women. Join the livestream to hear two experts in the field address these misconceptions and discuss how best to respond to community members who believe these myths.

June 17, 2021 - Employers' Role in COVID-19 Vaccines, Part 1.
- Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace (OSHA)
- 4 Ways Offices can Make Returning to Work Safe, According to an Infectious Disease Expert (VeryWell Health)

April 29, 2021 - Keeping Missouri COVID Free updates. Refer to our FAQ guide (PDF) for answers to questions asked during the livestream.

March 11, 2021 - Diving Deeper into Vaccine Hesitancy + COVID-19 Updates. Watch the recorded livestream to learn about the factors that have positively and negatively influenced vaccine hesitancy in rural MO and receive guidance for addressing vaccine hesitancy from a communication science perspective. Refer to our FAQ guide (PDF) for answers to questions asked during the livestream.

Feb. 4, 2021 - MU Extension, the School of Medicine and the School of Health Professions hosted a webinar to prepare leaders in all 114 counties to speak with community members about the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine. Specifically, we address the science behind the COVID-19 vaccine, other precautions, and best practices for communicating about health-related topics with the public. Watch our Feb. 4 livestream recording to know how to take this information to your community. Use these slides in upcoming presentations: COVID-19 Vaccine Information (PPT). Refer to our FAQ guide (PDF) for answers to questions asked during the livestream.

Nov. 13, 2020 - Importance of flu vaccination.


Hear from MU Health Care Employees about why they got the COVID-19 vaccine

MU Extension Health 101: Why do Missourians Need to be Invested in their Health this Flu Season?