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Employee PPE Training (July 9, 2020)

Dear NYCC faculty and staff --

As part of its reopening guidelines, New York State mandates that all higher education employees undergo training on the use, wear and caring for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). To meet this requirement, all NYCC employees must complete the World Health Organization's online training course, "COVID-19: How to put on and remove personal protective equipment," available at

This required training will take approximately fifteen minutes to complete.

Please complete this training by July 31, 2020, during your regularly scheduled working hours.

Instructions to Create Your Account and Access the Course:

  1. Open a web browser and navigate to
  2. Click "Enroll me for this course"
  3. Click "Create new account"
  4. Fill in your contact information and click "Register for OpenWHO" 
  5. Under "Trainings for current outbreaks," select "Novel coronavirus (COVID- 19)"
  6. Scroll down and click "COVID-19: How to put on and remover personal protective equipment (PPE)"
  7. Click "Enroll me for this course"
  8. Go to the email account you used to create this account, open the email from OpenWHO and follow the instructions to confirm your email address.  
  9. Once confirmed, log in
  10. Under "Required Information,"  click "Not set" (NOTE: letters are in red)
  11. Select "Other" on the drop down list and click the checkmark to the right
  12. Under Date of Birth, click "Not set" and set your date of birth. Click the checkmark to the right to finish.
  13. Click "Dashboard" from the links at top of the page.
  14. Under "My Current Courses," find "COVID 19: How to put on and remover personal protective equipment (PPE)" and click "Enter course"
  15. Follow directions to begin. 

There are two Modules to complete, and at the end of the second module you will see Instructions on how to access your Certificate of Completion. Be sure to download your certificate and send an electronic copy to Human Resources (at

If you have any questions, please let me know.


Christine McDermott, B.S., PHR, SHRM-CP
Human Resources Manager
New York Chiropractic College


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