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, Jan 29, 2020, 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Henry County EOC  900 West Washington
Mt. Pleasant
Iowa - 52641

0845 Check In

0900-1500 Lunch Provided

This interactive workshop is to help organizations and individuals understand how to effectively deliver services to individuals and families affected by disaster by bringing together service providers within the community to provide on-site assistance.  During this course attendees will:  1.) Develop common terminology and operational standards for proper MARC  2.) Identify and establish appropriate lines of communication with capacity to serve  3.) Practice real life scenarios with the use of prior disasters  4.) Debrief and discuss member experience

Shared by Marissa Reisen, Washington County Emergency Management

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