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, May 18, 2021 - Thursday, May 20, 2021, (All day)

Iowa’s Governor’s Conference on Substance Abuse is taking place next week from May 18th through the 20th. You can view the agenda for the conference here: Agenda - Iowa's Annual Governor's Conference on Substance Abuse (