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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Be Ready! Kiosks (NC)

Be Ready! kiosks are portable computers designed to increase public interaction with preparedness information through touch-screen technology. This practice is noteworthy, because it incorporates a...

Churches, ARC, Volunteer Neighborhood Network (MS)

The brief, local American Red Cross plan involves a concept of operations to develop neighborhood support networks with local fire departments and churches during a pandemic. The concept offers...

Emergency and Community Health Outreach (MN)

ECHO provides health and safety information by fax, phone, television, Internet, and e-mail during emergency and non-emergency times. The program is noteworthy, because it is conducted in languages...

Influenza Specialty Care Units (MA)

A concept of operations for setting up alternate care sites details the plan for establishing Influenza Special Care Units (ISCUs) in Massachusetts. The documents indicate that hospitals should...

Flu Facts: Statewide Educational Campaign (MA)

Flu Facts is an educational campaign that informs the public about the importance of planning for a pandemic with a variety of tools designed to reach different populations. The tools include an...

What do you do to prevent the flu? (SC)

The information campaign from South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is based on the premise that "the flu is still the flu" and the strategies to prevent seasonal influenza...

Protect Iowa Health (IA)

Protect Iowa Health is a visually appealing and well-organized web site on which pandemic influenza is discussed in the context of general emergency preparedness. The materials feature a creative...

Pandemic Influenza Toolkit for Educators (MI)

The Pandemic Influenza Toolkit for Educators is a one-stop shop for pandemic preparedness information needed by every school. The web site includes a Breeze presentation from state officials to...

Pandemic Influenza Planning Kit for Schools (GA)

The Planning Kit for Schools has the potential to increase pandemic influenza awareness, assist schools in maintaining continuity of education, and serve as a resource for the greater community. The...

Altered Standards of Care Guidelines (MA)

Guidelines from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health establish a set of principles that healthcare organizations should follow in Massachusetts when developing protocols for altering...

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