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: Thursday, Sep 29, 2022, (All day)
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Committee on Human Rights will host a webinar to examine global concerns regarding governmental repression of public health information related to the pandemic through use of criminal law and other means. Panelists will discuss the challenge of protecting freedom of expression and access to information during the pandemic, while addressing concerns regarding mis- and disinformation.