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: Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022, 12:00PM - 1:30PM
The second session of the series will focus on the health literacy of public health institutions at the state, local, tribal, and federal levels. Discussions will explore how health literacy best practices might impact trust in such settings, and how that, in turn, might positively impact health equity. Website: