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October 2018

POD Essentials Train-the-Trainer – October 2018

October 15, 2018 - October 19, 2018
Center for Domestic Preparedness Anniston, AL United States + Google Map

POD Essentials Train-the-Trainer is a three-day course being held from 10/15/18 - 10/19/18 at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Alabama that prepares state, local, tribal, and territorial public health instructors to deliver the POD Essentials course to local audiences. POD Essentials is an engaging, introductory-level course designed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for staff and volunteers new to working in a point of dispensing (POD) site during a public health emergency. This hands-on course…

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CDC EPIC Webinar: Hurricane Recovery

October 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hurricanes can have long-lasting effects. After the storm, affected communities may deal with challenging physical, mental, emotional, and environmental consequences. Join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for a discussion about hurricane recovery. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/237668096  Or iPhone one-tap: US: +16468769923,,237668096# or +16699006833,,237668096# Or telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 646 876…

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November 2018

Webcast: Blue Ribbon Panel Study on Biodefense

November 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On November 14, 2018, the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense will host the following meeting: Biodefense Indicators: Progress in Implementing Key Elements of the National Blueprint for Biodefense When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Where: Hudson Institute 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 400 Washington, DC 20004 This meeting will also be webcast. To receive the webcast information, register online at:  https://biodefensestudy.worldsecuresystems.com/event/meeting-on-biodefense-indicators-progress-in-implementing-the-national-blueprint-for-biodefense?view=register 

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February 2019

Strategic National Stockpile Preparedness Course

February 3 - February 9
Center for Domestic Preparedness Anniston, AL United States + Google Map

The Strategic National Stockpile Preparedness Course (SNS) is a five-day course designed to give federal, state, and local officials information on how to best plan and prepare for a public health emergency and how to use and manage the Strategic National Stockpile in response to a terrorist attack, natural disaster, or technological accident. Below are some, but not all, of the critical skills the training program aims to teach: Understand the Division of Strategic National Stockpile (DSNS) Program, the levels…

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March 2019

Webinar: Hospital-Based Incident Command Systems: Small and Rural Hospitals

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Hospital-based incident command systems (e.g., HICS) have been used formally in U.S. hospitals since the late 1970’s as a way to manage incidents, coordinate resources and communications, and collaborate with community-based response agencies. Despite their widespread adoption and use, there is very little published information available on lessons learned, best practices, and real-world adaptation of these systems. This free webinar will feature speakers from small and rural hospitals who have experienced a recent emergency and activated their hospital-based incident command…

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Workshop on Radiation Preparedness: Provide Your Input on Tools for Radiation Planning and Training

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This two-part workshop held on March 25, 2019 from 1:00-4:30PM CT as a pre-conference session at the 2019 Preparedness Summit will focus on population monitoring training and tools for radiological emergency planning. In part one, the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD) will be seeking input from public health professionals involved in radiological preparedness to determine training needs for future train-the-trainer workshops and tools needed to operate community reception centers (CRCs). In part 2, we will present a Centers…

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Webinar: The Opioid Crisis

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Does the opioid crisis affect you, your community, or your organization? Please join CDC’s Emergency Partners Information Connection and the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention for a discussion about the United States opioid crisis. The presenter, Sarah Bacon, Ph.D., will cover the background and impact of the opioid crisis, share resources and outreach materials organizations can use, and discuss community-level approaches to prevention and response. Following the webinar, participant will be able to: Describe CDC’s role in the topic covered…

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April 2019

Webinar: Key Components of Pandemic Influenza Operational Readiness

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

With a focus on medical countermeasures, this webinar will highlight pandemic influenza readiness key components in preparation for the next Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) performance period and discuss supplemental guidance from the 2019-2024 PHEP Notice of Funding Opportunity. Participants can log onto https://adobeconnect.cdc.gov/rfdw3n2vz7xz/ to view the webinar. To listen to the audio portion via a phone line, dial 1-888-455-3007 and enter participant passcode 4330935.

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Webinar: Introduction to the Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Campaign Planning Tool

April 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This presentation will cover the use and functionality of the new interactive pandemic influenza vaccine campaign planning tool (PanVax). The tool is designed to help jurisdictions estimate pandemic influenza vaccination administration capacity, as highlighted in Domain 4 of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Notice of Funding Opportunity, and improve their pandemic influenza vaccine campaign planning for the general public. Participants can log onto https://adobeconnect.cdc.gov/r6ooog3mlz5/ to view the webinar. To listen to the audio portion via a phone line, dial…

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Public Health Radiation Preparedness Capacity Building Workshop in Washington State

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Washington State Department of Health, are hosting a technical assistance and capacity building workshop on radiation preparedness for public health preparedness and emergency management officials. The workshop is designed for those that have done relatively little previous radiation preparedness work. Topics covered include radiation threats, radiation terminology, population monitoring, community reception centers, radiation preparedness roles, radiation resources, and more. The…

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