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, Aug 24, 2021 - Thursday, Aug 26, 2021, (All day)

Since its inaugural meeting in 2007, the National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media continues to bring together individuals representing academia, public health researchers and practitioners from federal and state governments and the industry, and provides a forum for collegial dialogue within and across these groups. This year, for the second time, the conference is featured as a virtual event and is FREE for all participants. We invite you to join us for this excellent opportunity to connect with colleagues and shape the future of health communication, marketing and media practice.