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, Oct 13, 2022, 1:00PM - 4:00PM



As public health professionals, you are expected to use, understand, and explain data every day; however, most of the public health work force does not have the training to best explain, compare, describe and illustrate quantitative data while ensuring data integrity. This online training will advance your knowledge of quantitative data, provide online resources, and provide skill building to assist you in communicating and visualizing various data.