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, Apr 20, 2023, 8:00AM - 4:00PM

Corteva Agriscience (Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.)

Carver Building

7000 NW 62nd Ave

Johnston, IA 50131

Description: The Polk County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is hosting a single-day conference to focus on information that personnel in local industry and businesses may find helpful in their disaster preparedness and recovery planning. Information will be presented in three learning tracks (Disaster Preparedness, Specialized Topics and Disaster Recovery) for a total of 15 topics, plus panel discussions focused on industry and businesses emergency response. Gain knowledge from experts, develop networks and build skills to better prepare your business and improve your recovery time after the next disaster.

Target Audience: Hazmat personnel, Emergency Management staff, emergency responders, local businesses, public/private entities, school, hospitals, universities, non-profits

Additional Info: 

1) FREE admission: seating is limited to 150, please make every effort to attend or find a replacement if you are unable to attend.

2) Lunch is on your own. Local cafe option available at the training location.

3) Interact with vendors

Facility questions, contact, 515-777-4217