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, Jan 17, 2023, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

The Iowa Secretary of State, Paul Pate, is inviting you to join a free webinar during Human Trafficking Awareness Month to learn about the signs of human trafficking and how your business or non-profit can help raise awareness by joining Iowa Businesses Against Trafficking (IBAT). The Secretary of State’s Office is hosting a free webinar in partnership with Chains Interrupted on Tuesday, January 17th at 10:00 am to educate attendees about signs of human trafficking and how you can join the fight by becoming an IBAT member.

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IBAT launched in January 2022 and received a positive response from across the state! This past year, more than 620 businesses covering 89 of Iowa’s 99 counties joined IBAT and reached community members statewide through various trainings and involvement to raise awareness of this horrific crime

Visit the SOS website here for ideas on how your business can "learn something" and "do something" in 2023.