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, Sep 12, 2023 - Wednesday, Sep 13, 2023, 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Dubuque County Firefighters Association Regional Emergency Responder Training Facility

14928 Public Safety Way

Dubuque, IA

Course Description: This 2-day course provides training on and resources for personnel who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing and expanding incident. Topics include use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities.

Additional Info: 1) Training will be held at the Dubuque County Firefighters Association Regional Emergency Responder Training Facility class rooms.

2) Parking available around the building.

3) 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 Lodging reimbursement is limited to the first 10 registrants who respond prior to start of class. Maximum lodging reimbursement will be State of Iowa rate of $80 + taxes = $89.60/night. TAKE NOTE: lodging restrictions beginning January 1, 2022 for those requesting reimbursement. 4) All other travel is on your own if above statement doesn't apply

5) Meals are on your own