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, Nov 18, 2020, 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Audience: Clinical Advisors and HCC Coordinators

The U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and
Response is
hosting a
virtual meeting to connect on a variety of topics related to the current surge
in COVID-19 cases and accompanying resource constraints. This event will include
presentations from recipients and sub-recipients on alternative care site
planning and management, crisis standards of care, and the Medical Operations
Coordination Cell (MOCC) concept.