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Is COVID Over?

Health & Safety Experts Weigh In at March 30 Webinar

The outbreak was first reported in December 2019. Now heading into its third year, where does COVID-19 stand?

Two health experts may have the answers at the Spring 2022 COVID-19 Health & Safety Webinar.

worden-garcia-stacked2.pngDr. Cory Worden and Imelda Garcia will provide a state-of-the-pandemic update to the UHD Community 2 - 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, in a virtual event.

Worden is Safety Administrator, City CRBNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High-Yield Explosives) Advisor & Safety Advisor for the Houston Health Department, and Garcia is the Associate Commissioner, Laboratory & Infectious Disease Services Division for the Texas Department of State Health Services.

To attend this virtual event, register online








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About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second-largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 60,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.