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

Trainings

  • Nov
    28
    Region:
    Service Area 5
  • Nov
    29
    Region:
    Service Area 5

    Description:

    Flooding hazards can threaten any community in any location in the United States. Flooding can occur over a period of weeks or days, or minutes, thus this course focuses the identification and assessment of hazards due to flooding to enable proper preparedness and response. As flooding is one of the top meteorological killers in the United States, and poses particular hazards to emergency responders, this introduction to recognizing flooding threats is essential for developing safe communities.

  • Dec
    01
    Region:
    Service Area 5

    Course Descrioption: This 2-day course provides training on and resources for personnel who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing and expanding incident. Topics include use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities.

    Prerequisites: ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-300, IS-700, IS-800

    Target Audience: This course is designed for senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in the Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.

  • Dec
    01
    Region:
    Service Area 5

    IowaGrants Walk Through/Overview - External Partners

    Thursday, December 1st from 2:00 – 3:00pm

    Please register in advance for this training by going to the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtc-uorz8iH9WD5zq0SRiBqRYf6qUrc3Sj

  • Dec
    05
    Region:
    Service Area 5

    Description: The goal of this certified DHS/ FEMA performance level course is to train public and private stakeholders to establish a resilient disaster supply chain that is capable of rapidly sourcing, tracking, transporting, staging, and distributing critical emergency supplies to survivors during a disaster. The training provides a practical approach for participants to develop rapidly collaborative public and private solutions to restore pre-existing supply chains that provide critical supplies to survivors during a disaster.

  • Dec
    06
    Region:
    Service Area 5

    Topic: Service Area 5 Healthcare Coalition: EMResource Training Opportunity

    Date/Time: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 11:15 a.m. 1.0 Hour

    Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting

    Audience: All Service Area 5 HCC partners.

    Purpose:  Provide an opportunity to provide a virtual walk through Service Area 5 EMResource; ensure members understand EMResource, why we use it; and how to ensure the requirements for updating and data entry are met.

    Facilitator: Cindy Heick, Communications Coordinator Iowa DHHS

  • Dec
    06
    Region:
    Service Area 5

    Status:
    FEMA Certified

    Description:
    This eight-hour performance-level course is designed to provide participants with knowledge and skills using social media tools to engage individuals and volunteer organizations for assistance during an emergency. Participants will learn about social media engagement techniques, individual and organizational roles in crisis communication, and Virtual Operations Support Teams (VOST).

  • Dec
    07
    Region:
    Service Area 5
    Course Description:
    The Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems course provides students with information specific to preparing for, protecting against, responding to, recovering from, and mitigating against a threatened or actual natural disaster, an act of terrorism, or other man-made disaster affecting electric power facilities and systems.
  • Dec
    07
    Region:
    Service Area 5

    Registration: https://train.ncbrt.lsu.edu/Student/Register? Class ID=29270 Course access code: NCBRT324

    Description: The goal of this course is to assist the campus community and the neighboring jurisdiction in developing the necessary decision-making skills to prevent, protect, mitigate the effects of, respond to, and recover from a an active shooter situation or other campus emergency. This course is an adapted, Zoom-friendly version of our traditional MGT-324-C course.

  • Dec
    10
    Region:
    Service Area 5

    How To Register: Respond to Sarah Chingren via email with your name, email address, any dietary restrictions (we will try but cannot promise to accommodate), and which department you are working at. Class will be limited to 30 participants so please register early. All registrations are Due by Nov 1st Gilbert City Hall 105 SE 2nd Street Gilbert, IA 50105