Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives
When: Monday, Aug 8, 2022, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
CDC EPIC Webinar Addresses Health Equity Concepts and Language CDC will host a webinar entitled “Becoming Comfortable with Health Equity Concepts and Language” from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT on Monday, August 8. The webinar will address the role of health communications in removing social obstacles that lead to poor health outcomes and health disparities. Webinar presenters will discuss CDC’s commitment to health equity and provide information on a variety of topics to help inform an inclusive approach to public health communications. Through CDC’s Health Equity Guiding Principles for Inclusive Communication, attendees will learn about the importance of ensuring communication products and strategies adapt to the specific cultural, linguistic, environmental, and historical situation of each population or audience of focus. Closed captioning and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter will be available. Continuing education also will be available. Register to attend the webinar.