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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Social Distancing Protocol (WA)

The Social Distancing Protocol identifies types of social distancing, assesses the probable economic and social impact of each measure, and provides a guide for phased implementation based on WHO...

Appendix I: Alternate Care and Triage (NY)

Onondaga County's approach to alternate care and triage arranges for the operation of alternate care sites and transport of non-critically ill patients in a local jurisdiction. The protocols present...

Kentucky Outreach and Information Network (KOIN) (KY)

KOIN constitutes a partnership between government and an organized network of community-based organizations that serve as conduits of preparedness and emergency information to special needs...

Pandemic planning guide for homeless shelters (WA)

The guide for homeless shelters and housing service providers presents a basic, pragmatic, and concise approach to addressing the needs of a vulnerable and often forgotten segment of the population...

Community Readiness Challenge (MO)

The Community Readiness Challenge encourages individuals and families to build a pandemic preparedness kit by providing detailed lists of weekly items to buy and ways to prepare for 26 weeks. The...

Neighbor to Neighbor Network (MO)

The Neighbor to Neighbor Network is a local, grassroots project that designates community hierarchies to establish communication about vulnerabilities between neighbors and offer support for...

Prioritization of public health services for pandemic influenza (MN)

A local attempt prioritized public health services and determined pertinent parameters for operation during a pandemic. The description of each prioritized service is accompanied by information on...

Allocating Influenza Vaccines in Minnesota (MN)

A well-written and valuable guide on the ethics of influenza vaccine distribution was the product of a multidisciplinary work group composed of public health professionals, ethicists, healthcare...

Health Matters-Pandemic Flu Issue (WA)

Health Matters is a well-written, 8-page newsletter that provides essential information about pandemic influenza to the public. The articles provide essential and practical information about what to...

Medical Coordination Centers (NJ)

A concept paper provides a process by which a public health department can provide statewide accessibility to select medical information and home medical treatment during an influenza pandemic....

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