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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Is your business prepared for a pandemic or other public health emergency? (MI)

A PowerPoint presentation is part of a broader outreach project to enhance personal and community preparedness around pandemic influenza. The business portion identifies key issues and provides a...

Pandemic action kit for schools (MI)

The Pandemic Action Kit for Schools provides schools with practical tools they may need to prepare for pandemic influenza or other public health emergencies. The kit is a colorful, comprehensive...

Pandemic Influenza Toolkit for Ohio Schools (OH)

The Pandemic Influenza Toolkit for Ohio Schools was designed by the Ohio Department of Health to assist schools in their pandemic preparedness efforts. The toolkit is a compilation of materials that...

Pandemic Flu and You education packet (NC)

The Pandemic Flu and You education packet includes basic, colorfully branded information on personal and school preparedness for pandemic influenza. The documents were distributed to the public...

LA County Risk Communications Materials (CA)

A series of brochures in multiple languages offers educational tips on how community members and organizations can prepare for an influenza pandemic. The brochures have been designed to appeal to...

Brochures & PSAs (OH)

Ohio's one-stop web site contains a broad range of personal preparedness materials, such as brochures, public service announcements, and newsletter templates. The brochures offer a solid and...

Information Overload Media Ads (WA)

This media campaign includes public service announcements that communicate personal risk for pandemic influenza and encourage personal preparedness. It is a nice example of a locally-produced...

Options for Initiating Quarantine or Isolation (WA)

Washington's web site provides health agencies and providers specific information on issues related to implementing voluntary and involuntary isolation or quarantine. It is a concise, well-...

Guidelines for the Management of Mass Fatalities During an Influenza Pandemic (Canada)

Guidelines from the Canada Public Health Agency aim to assist local planners and funeral directors in preparing to cope with mass fatalities during an influenza pandemic. The guideline covers mass...

Pandemic Action Kit for Schools -- New York (NY)

The Pandemic Action Kit for Schools offers templates and tools that incorporate the CDC's interim guidance on community disease mitigation, which calls for a maximum 12-week closure of schools. The...

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