Guest Speaker: Dr. Amy Kirby, CDC’s National Wastewater Surveillance Team Lead
CWN-NCCID Wastewater-based Surveillance Program Webinar
The interpretation and communication of wastewater-based surveillance data has been an ever-evolving discussion among public health practitioners around the world. This webinar, led by Dr. Amy Kirby, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Wastewater Surveillance Team Lead, will highlight the current landscape of wastewater-based surveillance in the USA, and the lessons that have been learned throughout the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and beyond. We’ll discuss considerations and best practices for communicating wastewater data that supports effective public health decision-making for both experts and the public.
From this webinar, participants will gain a deeper understanding of:
- The current landscape of wastewater surveillance in the USA, and how it has evolved beyond SARS-CoV-2.
- How to interpret, compare, and consolidate noisy data from many different sites.
- Best practices and lessons learned in communicating wastewater surveillance data to meet the needs of different audiences.