Since the coronavirus pandemic has made telework mandatory for many, the Record has been curious to learn what NIH’ers have been up to. Find more evidence of the industrious nature of NIH’ers using their pandemic downtime well.
On July 22, the Children’s Inn at NIH hosted Christmas in July. Santa’s motorcycle elves from the Montgomery County Police Department and the NIH Police showered children and young adults, their siblings, parents and caregivers with gifts.
NIH employees, notoriously accomplished in their free time, were recently asked to share with us their creative projects, undertaken during those hours when a commute would normally occupy their time.
This page marks the end of our salute to pets who helped us survive pandemic-enforced telework. No one asked for this hiatus from the normal workplace, and most realize that the challenge came with a silver lining or two.
NIH'ers show off the pets that have kept them company during pandemic-enforced teleworking from home.
Hundreds of people gathered under a tent in front of Bldg. 1 on Sept. 28 to kick off the 2016 NIH Combined Federal Campaign, led this year by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Following President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba this spring, the HHS Office of Global Affairs hosted Cuba’s vice minister of public health and a delegation of Cuban doctors, researchers and public health officials to strengthen scientific and public health collaboration between the two countries.
Several large-scale construction projects on the Bethesda campus have surged forward in recent weeks.
On July 5, hundreds of NIH staff, fellows and guests outside Bldg. 10’s south entry enjoyed NIH’s own multi-talented band, the Affordable Rock ’n’ Roll Act, formerly known as The Directors.
Here are more of NIH’s prized telework helpmates, who have assisted their (alleged) masters since the workforce was encouraged to begin telework in mid-March.