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, Apr 5, 2023 - Thursday, Apr 6, 2023, 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Manchester Fire Dept 400 East Main St
Iowa - 52057

Link to Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management to register:

The course is designed to strengthen the abilities of local jurisdictions to successfully prepare for and handle volunteer and donations management issues that may arise. The course content and activities may also serve as a template, thereby enhancing uniformity in addressing areas of donated unsolicited goods, unaffiliated volunteers, and undesignated cash. This training also provides information regarding the State’s volunteer and donations management responsibilities, which are designed to help build relationships between government and non-government organizations. To provide local emergency management personnel and voluntary agency representatives with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and execute an effective volunteer and donations management program.

Prerequisites: IS-0288, IS-0700.a, IS-100.b

Target Audience: This course is designed for volunteer/donations coordinators, leaders of volunteer organizations, public information officers, and state/local government entities involved in volunteer/donations management, public/private sector liaisons

Begin Date: 4/5/2023

End Date: 4/6/2023

Time: 8:00 AM--4:30 PM

Additional Information:

1) Parking is behind the fire station. 2) Travel and meals are on your own, adequate time will be provided for lunch 3) This course is slated for 1 1/2 days (12hrs) Please follow the current CDC guidelines, and if you feel ill, have a temperature, or have a sore throat, stay home. *This is an elective course as part of the Advanced Professional Series (APS) through FEMA