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

Practices from VA

Preparing for Pandemic Flu Handbook (VA)

A handbook from the Arlington County Public Health Division provides concise public education on individual preparedness and response to an influenza pandemic. The book introduces the subject by...

Virginia Mass Fatalities Management (VA)

The Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has created two flowcharts for disposition of remains following death from pandemic influenza and a two-page pamphlet on managing fatalities during a...

Medical and public health surge in Alexandria (VA)

This document presents the concept of Community Care Stations (CCS). These facilities are designed to provide initial assessment triage and would be opened when the hospital system begins to become...

Risk Communications in Alexandria (VA)

The Risk Communications excerpt from the City of Alexandria's pandemic plan describes a sophisticated concept of operations for risk communications before, during, and after a pandemic. The city's...

Isolation and Quarantine in Alexandria (VA)

The Isolation and Quarantine section of Alexandria's pandemic plan provides a detailed summary of a city's strategy for invoking and enforcing isolation and quarantine for any contagious disease that...

Fatality Management in Alexandria (VA)

This city-wide planning document provides detailed information on varied aspects of fatality management during a pandemic and other mass fatality events. Specifically, it defines the local and state...

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