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: Wednesday, Mar 29, 2023, 6:00PM - 8:00PM


The Central Iowa Healthcare Coalition’s will host our quarterly training, on 29 March 2023 from 1800-2000.

Register to attend virtually:

The topic this quarter is, "Top 5 EMS Agency Reauthorization Issues". Steve Vannatta from Iowa HHS will be talking about the top issues he sees as a field coordinator and solutions.

2.0 CEs have been applied for


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