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, Feb 5, 2021 - Saturday, Feb 6, 2021, 6:00PM - 7:45AM

EMS Day by the Lake February 5th and 6th, 2021 Alta Community Buliding Alta, IA


Friday, February 5

Alta Community Building Alta, Iowa 6pm-9pm Registration Begins at 5:30 p.m. 3.0 CEH $10, meal included
Reuben Farnsworth Nikki Southworth

Saturday, February 6

Alta Community Building Alta, Iowa 8am-4:30pm Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. 8.0 CEH $25, includes lunch
Jeff Messerole Reuben Farnsworth Rebecca Meredith

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Covid-19 Information
1. Attendance will be limited to 75 people to allow for social distancing.
2. Due to the limit on attendees, no walk in registrations will be accepted this year. Please register online or return the attached form.
3. Masks will be required when not social distancing.