The DHS Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans recently completed its evaluation and review of all currently travel restricted and 180-day warning countries. Notably, this review included new recommendations to remove from travel restrictions certain countries that have demonstrated significant compliance improvement.
S&T is working with NIST and the University of Louisville to develop guidelines to standardize Wastewater-Based Epidemiology testing methods nationwide.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has remained an authoritative source for information on COVID-19 information, including guidance about what to do if you are sick and ways you can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Please review CDC’s list of 8 Things to Know about the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program.
In collaboration with our whole-of-government partners, this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) S&T is hosting a series of virtual conversations that show how S&T is investing in new ideas and technologies to keep you safe.
In the race to get the country back on track in the current COVID-19 era, the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is leading a whole-of-government approach to build public-private innovation teams that incentivize and lower the risk for industry to co-invest in solutions to address nationwide problems and build resilience capacity.
These multimedia resources highlight the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s ongoing COVID-19 research and development efforts and overall support for the nation’s pandemic response
DHS Science & Technology (S&T) is partnering with state, local and industry innovators to help communities mitigate risks and respond to the compounding pressures of natural disasters and the pandemic.
To better understand the stability of SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces and understand the potential risk of contact transmission, the present study was conducted to examine the influence of environmental conditions, matrix composition, and droplet size on the surface persistence of SARS-CoV-2.
This study was conducted to examine the efficacy of eight disinfectants that are representative of major classes of disinfectants found in liquid cleaners to reduce the viral load on contaminated surfaces.
A special thank you to the staff of DHS S&T, our government, private sector, and academic partners, and those who have served on the front lines to keep our nation safe and healthy, and a toast to all the amazing things that 2021 will hopefully bring!