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

Student Engagement

International Students Participate in Planning Alternative Housing (MI)

Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, Michigan, hosts numerous international students and visiting scholars each academic year. International students from more than 130 countries compose...

Students Developed Housing Plan in Response to H1N1 (IL)

The 2009 H1N1 pandemic flu outbreak forced the University of Chicago to make immediate housing plans after the flu virus was first identified in California and Mexico. So, when H1N1 hit in 2009, two...

Nursing Students Provide Majority of Vaccine Given on Campus (PA)

Savvy planning and resource use helped Pennsylvania State University (PSU) make the best of the challenge of holding mass vaccination clinics. A key part of PSU's success was including upper-level...

Students Serve as Peer Educators (IL)

The University of Chicago developed a system in April 2009 for having students assist with education and management in H1N1 vaccine clinics. The students, called Peer Health Educators, or PHEs,...

American Red Cross Student Chapter H1N1 Project (IN)

During two days at the beginning of the H1N1 outbreak in fall 2009, members of the Purdue Chapter of the American Red Cross, along with other student volunteers, distributed brief informational...

Student Health Advocates Also Address H1N1 (MN)

A Health Advocate is a student appointed as a health resource in his or her residence hall or apartment community, fraternity, or sorority. Health Advocates attend weekly classes at the student...

Resident Assistant Checklist for Assessing Students (IA)

During the 2009 H1N1 outbreak, ill students living in on-campus housing posed a special concern for the University of Iowa (UI). The Office of Residence Life focused many of their efforts on training...

Health Sciences Students Administer Vaccine On Campus (IA)

When H1N1 vaccine began to trickle in to the University of Iowa (UI) campus in fall 2009, the Student Health Service relied on a familiar resource to help vaccinate students. UI health sciences...

Infection Control Internships Help Students, Health Services (PA)

As the fall 2009 semester loomed at Pennsylvania State University, it became clear to Shelley Haffner that she needed extra help in order to respond to the threat of novel H1N1 influenza on campus....