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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Pandemic Influenza Mini-Grant Program (IL)

McHenry County creatively used its pandemic planning budget to issue mini-grants to cities, school districts, and township governments. McHenry County provided a $5,000 mini-grant with the...

Preparedness Notebook: Pandemic Influenza (IL)

Preparedness Notebook is a newspaper insert that provides a solid background on several issues related to pandemic preparedness. Topics include definitions of seasonal, avian, and pandemic influenza...

Pandemic Influenza Toolkit Process (IL)

McHenry County's pandemic preparedness toolkits contain a variety of good templates and posters that could be used by any organization. Included are a Pandemic Planning Outline for Businesses that...

Pandemic Flu Town Hall Meeting Models (NY)

The Town Hall Meeting Models provide useful descriptions of community engagement activities, such as town hall meetings, televised meetings, open houses, and mini-summits. The materials explain how...

Media Forums on Preparedness for Pandemic Influenza (NY)

New York State convened forums for news media personnel in various regions throughout the state. Forums were designed to achieve four goals: 1) Provide basic information on pandemic influenza to the...

Public Health Preparedness Pandemic Influenza: California Update 2005 (CA)

A brief proposal describes the use of satellite-based distance learning paired with a tabletop exercise to prepare public health nurses for the unique challenges that may be posed by an influenza...

Tips for first responders for people with special needs (NM)

A small pocket guide provides guidance on how first responders should approach caring for people with special needs during an emergency. The content may serve as a quick reference for first...

Personal protective equipment pocket guide (DE)

A laminated set of cards provides first responders with education on personal protective equipment (PPE) and also identifies which types of PPE are appropriate for particular emergencies and...

Emergency preparedness for individuals with non-typical functional needs (DE)

A brochure illustrates a sample preparedness checklist of activities for individuals with non-typical functional needs. The checklist offers good information in a visually appealing format that...

Are you prepared for a pandemic or other public health emergency? (MI)

A preparedness primer educates families and individuals on how to develop emergency response plans. The brochure uses an appropriate language level and organizes direct and balanced information into...

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