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, Jul 20, 2020 - Friday, Jul 24, 2020, (All day)

The class will be held 7/20/2020-7/24/2020 from 8AM-5PM each day at NIACC. This is a long training, but from what I’ve been told by others who have traveled to attend, it’s one of the best PIO trainings you will receive!


Remember, travel costs, meals, lodging, etc. is ALL reimbursable by FEMA. AND, the course is free!


Below is the link to register! PLEASE NOTE: there are only 40 seats available, so please register soon!