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, Nov 11, 2021 - Saturday, Nov 13, 2021, (All day)

  • Service Director/Medical Director Workshops

    • Workshop will be offered in person at the IEMSA Conference on Thursday, Nov 11, from 8:00 to 12:00 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.

    • Future quarterly workshops are planned starting in early 2022 and will be held virtually.