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, 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Johnson County Emergency Management Office

4529 Melrose Ave

Iowa City, IA 52246

This course addresses community planning and response options for riverine flooding. While it does not deal with specialized flooding situations such as alluvial fan floods, coastal floods, flash floods, or floods related to ice jams, the same basic planning and response procedures could apply in these unique situations. Effective community planning is critical to successful flood operations.

Audience: emergency managers, public works, first responders, local officials, US Army Corp of Engineers, elected officials, and those responsible for planning/preparing/managing the response to a flood

Additional Info: 1) Travel and meals will be on your own, adequate time for lunch will be provided.

2) This multi-day course is supported with Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) funding. You may request lodging reimbursement if you traveled an excess of 50 miles one-way and an Iowa resident. Prior to start of class, email your lodging reimbursement request to limited to the first 10 registrants who respond prior to start of class. All other travel will be on your own if the above doesn't apply or requested.


Contact: Please contact the HSEMD Training Staff using the contact information page