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COVID-19 Among Workers in Meat and Poultry Processing Facilities ― 19 States, April 2020

Description
Examines COVID-19 cases among workers in 115 meat and poultry processing facilities reported by 19 states. Discusses factors potentially affecting risk for infection, including difficulties with workplace physical distancing and hygiene and crowded living and transportation conditions. Includes recommended changes to address these issues.
Author(s)
Jonathan W. Dyal, Michael P. Grant, Kendra Broadwater, et al.
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(18), 557-561
Date
05/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Health screening · Housing and homelessness · Infectious diseases · Mortality · Occupational health and safety · Public health · Social determinants of health · Statistics and data · Transportation · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention