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, Mar 28, 2023 - Wednesday, Mar 29, 2023, (All day)

Scheman Building, Ames

Evolving Public Health: Learning Today to Transform Tomorrow

The 2023 Public Health Conference of Iowa will consist of keynote speakers, concurrent session presentations and panels from colleagues across the state, poster presentations, wellness breaks, an exhibitor hall, and opportunities to connect with public health friends. Check back for registration as we get closer to the event. We hope you can join us!