COVID-19 Response Efforts

The American Association of Occupation Health Nurses (AAOHN) & SmithBucklin

At the beginning of the onset of the pandemic in the United States, there was a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for essential workers. PPE plays a vital role in helping to slow the spread of the virus, and without it, frontline workers are vulnerable to the risk of exposure to COVID-19. READ MORE

Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA) & Bostrom

Challenge: Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association's (ISHA) advocacy efforts in response to COVID- 19 required the organization to leverage its volunteers and staff to accomplish significant change during a crisis. The Disaster Proclamation and “stay at home” order imposed by the state of Illinois impacted the profession (8,000 plus SLPs and audiologists) and affected the thousands upon thousands of IL citizens who require services. READ MORE