COVID-19 Health Department Resources
Health Department Resources
The following resources are available from CDC/NIOSH to assist state and local health departments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit CDC’s COVID-19 page for Health Departments for a more extensive list of CDC resources.
Resources and Support
- Interim List of Categories of Essential Workers Mapped to Standardized Industry Codes and Titles
An interim list is now available to help state, local, tribal, and territorial officials and organizations prepare for the allocation of initially limited COVID-19 vaccine supply. The interim list maps essential industries to corresponding COVID-19 vaccination phases and workforce categories, as recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.
- Vaccinating Migrant/Migratory and Seasonal Food and Agriculture Workers
This webpage is for jurisdictions to help ensure that migrant and migratory seasonal food and agricultural workers are vaccinated and addresses the unique challenges in and best practices for providing vaccines to these workers.
- NIOSH Industry and Occupation Computerized Coding System (NIOCCS) Autocoder
NIOCCS is a free autocoder health departments can use to code industry and occupation data.
- Industry and Occupation Data Consultations
CDC/NIOSH subject matter experts will consult with state and local health departments to help collect, code, and analyze industry and occupation COVID-19 data. To request assistance, please email NIOSHIOCoding@cdc.gov.
More information on industry and occupation data can also be found on our Collecting and Using Industry and Occupation Data website and NIOSH Science Blog series related to industry and occupation:
- State-based Occupational Health Surveillance Clearinghouse
The Clearinghouse is a searchable database of materials created by the states. State-produced COVID-19 materials have been actively added to the Clearinghouse to make it easier to states to share. Materials range from reports to brochures and presentations.
- State Health Department Occupational Safety and Health Contacts
CDC/NIOSH maintains a list of Occupational Safety and Health contacts for each state health department.
Page last reviewed: July 14, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health