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May 2017

CDC Webinar: Panoramic Look at Nation’s Largest Supply of Critical Medicines and Supplies

May 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Strategic National Stockpile will host a webinar from 1:30 – 2:30 PM/ET on Wednesday, May 3 targeting public health partners. The presentation will introduce the nation’s largest supply of life-saving pharmaceuticals and medical supplies for use in a public health emergency severe enough to cause local supplies to run out. This webinar will help new and existing public health agencies better understand: the purpose and mission of the stockpile; the factors and various…

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Kansas Infectious Disease Symposium

May 9 - May 10
Marriott Kansas City Overland Park, 10800 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66210 United States
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The Johnson County Department of Health & Environment with support form the Department of Health and Human Services will host a free-in person training on May 9-10, 2017 in Overland Park, KS. This two-day event aims to convene leaders in public health, emergency response, preparedness and healthcare professionals from across the country to learn how highly infectious disease outbreaks are contained and managed in the state of Kansas. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with local, state and federal partners to share…

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CDC Second Wednesday Webinar: Enabling Access to Jurisdictional Data

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host their next Second Wednesday Webinar at 1:00-2:00 PM/ET on Wednesday, May 10. The May session will focus on best practices for enabling CDC to access jurisdictional documentation using shared systems. Registration is not required to join this webinar, however participation is limited to the first 250 call lines. Continuing education (CE) is available for this webinar; click here for more information on obtaining CE units. To participate, use the call-in number, participant code, and webinar…

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Catastrophic Medical Surge Planning: Hospital Evacuation for Little or No-notice Events

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The NACCHO Surge Management Workgroup invites preparedness and response professionals from local health departments and their partners to join the “Catastrophic Medical Surge Planning: Hospital Evacuation for Little or No-Notice Events” webinar on May 17, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 PM/ET. During this webinar, presenters will provide attendees with insights from their experiences providing leadership during major emergency events.  Additionally, attendees will 1) gain an understanding of strategies implemented by healthcare providers and emergency responders in the initial stages of a hospital evacuation;…

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Webinar: Rx Open – Mapping Open Pharmacies During Disasters

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Healthcare Ready is hosting a webinar titled "Rx Open: Mapping Pharmacies During Disasters” on May 24 at 1:00 pm ET. This webinar presentation will focus on RxOpen, the free mapping tool designed to help individuals locate open pharmacies in areas impacted by disasters. Combining multiple data feeds from the pharmaceutical industry, Rx Open displays the precise location on Google Maps of open pharmacies, closed pharmacies, and those whose status is unknown. This critical information can substantially aid government officials in assessing an emergency's impact…

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June 2017

Webinar: NACCHO Statement on President’s FY18 Proposed Budget

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

NACCHO is hosting a webinar to discuss President Donald Trump's recently released proposed FY2018 budget, scheduled for June 1 from 1:00-2:00 pm ET. The presentation will discuss a number of potential cuts included in the budget which would directly impact public health preparedness, including a $109 million cut (17%) to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program and a $28 million cut (11%) to the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response’s Hospital Preparedness (HPP) program. Click to…

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Workshop: Building a National Capability to Monitor and Assess MCM Use for Emergency Response

June 6 @ 8:30 am - June 7 @ 5:30 pm
The National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20418 United States
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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Health and Medicine Division (HMD) is hosting a free in-person workshop titled "Building a National Capability to Monitor and Assess Medical Countermeasure Use in Response to Public Health Emergencies." The event is being organized by the Board on Health Sciences Policy and will take place on June 6-7 in Washington, DC. The workshop will cover the following objectives: Discuss the roles and efforts (both current and future) of the federal government and of…

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FBI-CDC Criminal-Epidemiological Investigation Workshop (June)

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 8 @ 5:00 pm

The FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Directorate and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are hosting five free in-person workshops designed to enhance collaboration between the public health and law enforcement disciplines. The fifth and final scheduled training will take place in St. Louis, Missouri on June 14-15, 2017. To register for this free workshop, interested attendees should contact their local FBI WMD Coordinator for registration information, or email FBI Program Manager, SSA Kelly Shannon, Each two-day joint Criminal-Epidemiological (Crim-Epi) Investigations training includes classroom presentations, breakout group sessions,…

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Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Operations Course (June)

June 11 @ 8:00 am - June 17 @ 5:00 pm

The Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Preparedness Course 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 SNS in response to a terrorist attack, natural disaster, or technological accident. This course takes place at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Alabama. FEMA also covers the cost of travel expenses for state and local students.…

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CDC Second Wednesday Webinar: Incorporating Non-Federal Stakeholders into PHEMCE Decision Making

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host their next Second Wednesday Webinar at 1:00-2:00 PM/ET on Wednesday, June 14. The May session will focus on incorporating non-federal stakeholders into Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise (PHEMCE) decision making. Registration is not required to join this webinar, however participation is limited to the first 250 call lines. Continuing education (CE) is available for this webinar; click here for more information on obtaining CE units. To participate, use the call-in number, participant code, and webinar…

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