News Release

For Immediate Release

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association

Tucker, Ga. - June 10, 2024

Gwen Venable, 678.514.1971,, (USPOULTRY)

USPOULTRY Provides Course on Safely Responding to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Events

USPOULTRY is offering a new training course entitled, “The Safe Response to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza.” The course provides educational instruction to industry workers on what avian influenza is; safe response methods; safe usage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); depopulation, decontamination and disposal methods; and general safety precautions. This training is intended to be a resource for workers and supervisors on safely responding to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) events.

The hazards and issues covered in this training are dynamic and require vigilance and flexibility. Users must understand applicable rules and regulations.  

The new course is available free of charge to USPOULTRY members through USPOULTRY’s Learning Management System, which can be accessed by clicking here. For more information and to gain access to the Learning Management System, contact Matt Spencer at


U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is the All Feather Association progressively serving its poultry and egg members through research, education, communications and technical services. Founded in 1947, USPOULTRY is based in Tucker, Georgia.

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