Public Health Practices: Enhancing Emergency Preparedness & Response
Public Health Practices
Enhancing Emergency Preparedness & Response
ASTHO - The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

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Policy Analysis CollaborativE (PACE) (National)

A valuable large-scale, public engagement initiative focused on community control measures for pandemic influenza is represented in these reports. The initiative featured a host of collaborating...

Good Samaritan Legislation (NC)

The Good Samaritan legislation proposal aims to provide statutory protections for businesses and non-profit organizations that assist in governmental response efforts following a disaster. Examples...

PIO Avian flu Functional Exercise (OH)

The PIO Avian Flu Functional Exercise materials were adapted from a public information exercise designed to test the Ohio state communications plan and practice the formation of a joint information...

Get Ready for Flu (National)

Get Ready for Flu is a blog sponsored by the American Public Health Association and contains postings that provide public education on pandemic influenza topics. The blog provides short summary...

Community Based Assessment Centres (New Zealand)

The Community Based Assessment Centres plan offers practical information on establishing sites for initial screening and triage of patients with suspected pandemic influenza. The materials are...

Pandemic Influenza Response and Management Toolkit: Appendix D: Alternative Care Site Management Tools (British Columbia, Canada)

Fraser Health's toolkit outlines key parameters for establishing alternate triage and care centers by providing guidance for selecting a site, organizing personnel, conducting triage and process flow...

The Health Human Resources Planning Tools are intended to provide a competency-based framework for recruiting and screening volunteers to assist with patient care in a pandemic setting. The tools...

Acute Care Services Tools (Ontario, Canada)

The Acute Care Services Tools provide the following: 1) a triage protocol for patients who may need critical care; 2) an assessment form and triage protocols for patients who may have pandemic...

Pandemic Flu and You: Information to Help You Prepare (OR)

Pandemic Flu and You is a comprehensive and well-organized web site that provides public education on pandemic influenza. The information emphasizes personal preparedness and the needs of special...

ICCE Net: Intrastate Crisis Communication Enhancement Network (NC)

The ICCE Net preparedness program creates a technical, administrative, and training infrastructure to harmonize risk communications between various levels of government. It also provides a strong...

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