Webinar: Substance Use Disorder & COVID-19

Updated: 4 days ago

Join the Addiction Policy Forum and the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) on Thursday, July 22 at 3–4:30 PM (ET) for the second webinar in our series on COVID-19 and addiction. Featured during the webinar will be Dr. Kristie Clarke from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Ken Shatzkes from FORE, and Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease researcher and MD at the University of Colorado, with opening remarks and webinar moderation from Jessica Hulsey, founder and CEO of the Addiction Policy Forum.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

3-4:30 PM (ET)

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CDC is providing live captioning during this webinar, to access please click here.

Speakers will be discussing CDC's recent addition of substance use disorder (SUD) to the

list of medical conditions that can make people more likely to get severely ill from COVID-19. This addition highlights the importance for individuals with SUD and their caregivers to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

CDC's List of Certain Medical Conditions and Risk for Severe COVID-19 Illness