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: Friday, Sep 6, 2019, 9:00AM - 12:15PM

Scott County Emergency Communications Center
1100 E 46th St, Davenport, IA 52807

Audience: Iowa Hospitals
Purpose:  Provide an opportunity to work with partner medical centers and coalitions in Iowa to develop individual agency Continuity of Operations Plan. 
     Coordinator and coalition member hospital opportunity to work together, network, and discuss COOP and best practices.
     Templates from ASPR and UIHC will be available.
     Will include opportunity for discussion and review of ASPR Health Care Preparedness and Response Capabilities for Continuity of Operations Planning.
     This is follow up from the WebEx to conducted August 9, 2019