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, Oct 19, 2022, 6:00PM - 7:00PM



Learning Objective: Discuss health center impacts and strategies for protecting work after the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

Intended Audience: Clinicians, clinical supervisors, and other clinical staff at community health centers, federally qualified health centers, and health center lookalikes.