ZOHU Calls/Webinars

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Zoonoses & One Health Updates (ZOHU) Calls are one-hour monthly webinars that provide timely education on zoonotic and infectious diseases, One Health, antimicrobial resistance, food safety, vector-borne diseases, recent outbreaks, and related health threats at the animal-human-environment interface.

  • Free Continuing Education is available for live calls and recordings.
  • Contact us if you have questions or suggestions for future topics.
  • Subscribe to the monthly ZOHU Call News and Updates email newsletter.
  • Support/Funding is from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, One Health Office.

Target Audience

  • Academics
  • Administrators
  • Agriculture
  • Animal health officials
  • Animal industry
  • Environmental health professionals
  • Epidemiologists
  • Health educators and communicators
  • Human health professionals
  • Laboratorians
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Program managers
  • Public health professionals
  • Students
  • Veterinarians/vet technicians
  • Wildlife officials
Recent/Upcoming ZOHU Calls/Webinars

November 2020 ZOHU Call

Date: November 4, 2020

Topics: 

  • AVMA Antimicrobial Resistance in Animal Pathogens Report
  • A Toolkit for Conducting One Health Epidemiological Investigations in Animals With SARS-CoV-2
  • Texas A&M Epidemiological Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Household Pets

CE = Free Continuing Education

Past 2020 ZOHU Calls/Webinars

Date: October 7, 2020

Topics: 

  • COVID-19 Among Workers in Meat and Poultry Processing Facilities — United States, April–May 2020
  • SARS-CoV-2 infection in Tigers and Lions at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo
  • SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Staff Working with Tigers and Lions at the Bronx Zoo, NY, USA

CE = Free Continuing Education

Date: September 2, 2020

Topics: 

  • Animal Contact Outbreak Surveillance System (ACOSS) and the 2017 Surveillance Summary
  • Rat-Bite Fever
  • A One Health Approach to Continued Surveillance and Characterization of Zoonotic Transmission of SARS-CoV-2

CE = Free Continuing Education

Date: August 5, 2020

Topics: 

  • Bartonella: A Proficiently Persistent Pathogen of People and Pets
  • Los Angeles County Healthy Pets Healthy Families Initiative: Moving into the Second Decade
  • Overview of Companion Animal Emergency Sheltering Recommendations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

CE = Free Continuing Education

Date: June 3, 2020

Topics: 

  • Overview of the Meat and Poultry Processing Interim Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Assessing the Risks of Reverse Zoonotic Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from Humans to North American Wildlife
  • Development of Rabies Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Quality Improvement Program at a Multi-Hospital Health System

CE = Free Continuing Education

Date: May 6, 2020

Topics: 

  • COVID-19 in Animals: A One Health Approach to Learning about an Emerging Zoonotic Disease
  • SARS-CoV-2: USDA Response
  • Precautions When Caring for Suspected SARS-CoV-2 Infected Animals: Veterinary Facilities and In-Home Isolation

CE = Free Continuing Education

Date: March 4, 2020

Topics: 

  • Mammal decline, linked to invasive Burmese python, shifts host use of vector mosquito towards reservoir hosts of a zoonotic disease
  • Companion Animals and Domestic Violence as a One Health Issue
  • Psittacosis Outbreak among Workers at Chicken Slaughter Plants, Virginia and Georgia, USA, 2018

CE = Free Continuing Education

Date: February 5, 2020

Topics:

  • Source Attribution of Salmonella enterica Serotype Typhimurium Using Genomic Surveillance Data and Machine Learning
  • Transmission of Francisella tularensis, the Causative Agent of Tularemia, by Solid Organ Transplantation
  • Role of Wildlife in Arbovirus Transmission

CE = Free Continuing Education

View all past 2019 calls including call materials, webinars, topics, objectives,  agendas and resources for each month.

View all past 2018 calls including call materials, webinars, topics, objectives,  agendas and resources for each month.