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: Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 - Friday, Sep 30, 2022, 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Camp Dodge Bldg 3583, Theater 7105 NW 70th Avenue


Iowa 50131

Registration Information:

Description: The Symposium is designed to provide training for individuals who plan for, or may have to respond to hazardous materials incidents.

Audience: Hazardous Materials Teams; Firefighters; EMS, Emergency Management, Personnel; Law Enforcement; Local Government; and Business & Industrial Personnel.

Additional Information:

1) There is plenty of parking. 2) The classes will be held at the 71st Civil Support Service area of Camp Dodge. 2a) Photo ID is required to gain access on Camp Dodge 3) Lunch will provided both days. 3a) Registration deadline NO LATER than noon September 15, 2022 to be eligible for a lunch. 4) Hotel rooms are available at Stoney Creek, mention the IFSTB room rate. Please follow the current CDC guidelines, and if you feel ill, have a temperature, or have a sore throat, stay home.