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

Human Resources

H1N1 Essential Personnel Recommendation (IN)

In December 2008, before the first case of H1N1 pandemic influenza was discovered, Purdue University drafted a plan that outlines how essential and non-essential employees would access its campuses....

HR Guidance Development (IL)

As a part of its response to the H1N1 pandemic, the University of Illinois Infectious Disease Work Group, comprising representatives from across the university, tried to articulate how university...

Virtual EOC is Campus Base of Operations (WI)

From 2006 until the outbreak of H1N1 in spring 2009, the University of Wisconsin Madison (UW-Madison) made pandemic influenza planning a priority for campus organizations and departments. In 2006,...

Workforce Absenteeism Exercise (MN)

This simple activity was completed as part of a pandemic influenza response tabletop exercise in March 2009. The activity was designed to illustrate how a pandemic could affect members of the...

Facemask and N95 Respirator Recommendations (MN)

This recommendations document was developed to provide education and guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for H1N1 pandemic influenza in the face of confusing, and sometimes...

State of Emergency Policy (MN)

The University of Minnesota developed a policy that outlines how the president or designee, in accordance with the University Emergency Operations Plan, may determine circumstances that would...