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: Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019, 8:30AM - 4:00PM

1100 East 46th Street

Scott County EOC

Davenport, IA 52807



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I appreciate your time and look forward to providing this session for you all!

Take care,


Brenden Ourth

816-935-8235 cell

Midwest Card & ID Solutions


Training will be conducted by Midwest Card and ID Solutions (Brenden Ourth). Hosted by Scott County Emergency Management and funded by Iowa Public Health Service Area 5A.

The training session will cover the Salamander solutions purchased by many counties and regions in Iowa and the Iowa HSEMD funded Salamander credentialing project. This session will also focus on the "incident/event" tracking aspects of Salamander used to account for personnel, volunteers, and equipment. Patient tracking and shelter management will also be discussed. Topics will also include the Salamander "02-TRACK" APP (for smartphones and tablets) to conduct resource accountability. The Salamander "rapidTAG" incident specific badging system and Salamander "COMMAND" solution will also be covered. Using "Salamander LIVE", this course will also cover the ability to gain greater situational awareness and generate incident specific reports (including NEW personnel and equipment COST REPORTS.