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, Sep 18, 2019, 8:30AM - 12:00PM

The State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa
(SHL), Center for the Advancement of Laboratory Science, Room 169,  2490 Crosspark Road, Coralville,
IA 52241-4721