CDC Anthrax Kickoff Meeting

Date: August 22—23, 2013
Staff Representative: Andy Roszak and Lisa Brown
Member Representative: N/A

Highlights: NACCHO and CDC are collaborating on a new project based upon the recently updated clinical recommendations for the prophylaxis and treatment of anthrax. The project is geared towards examining issues around these topics tailored for mass casualty events. The project seeks to develop clinical algorithms for the evaluation and triage of patients, define alternative diagnostic and treatment strategies, and provide a prioritization schema for the use of medical countermeasures.

About Frances Bevington

Frances Bevington is the Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist for Public Health Preparedness at NACCHO. Her work includes emergency and risk communications planning, strategic messaging, and multichannel marketing for the adoption of best practices in public health preparedness. Twitter: @Wilkington

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