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March 2017

Online Training: RealOpt© for Point of Dispensing – March Session

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) training team will host the third and final online training session for the RealOpt computer modeling system on March 23, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM/ET. The RealOpt system can help medical countermeasure (MCM) planners design points-of-dispensing (POD) sites and treatment clinics. By attending this three-hour virtual instructor-led training, participants will gain a better understanding of the functions of the RealOpt computer modeling program and its usefulness in validating POD…

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CDC Second Wednesday Webinar: CDC Anthrax Model

March 8 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 pm
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host their next Second Wednesday Webinar at 1:00-2:00 PM/ET on Wednesday, March 8.The March session will focus on the CDC anthrax model. Participants will see a demonstration of the anthrax model and how it enables public health officials to predict the future scale of an unfolding event, the anticipated demand for health care, and to analyze the consequences associated with making different response decisions.        Registration is not required to…

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Webinar: Highly Infectious Disease Exercise Planning Tools

March 7 @ 2:00 am - 3:00 pm

The National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) and ASPR’s Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (ASPR TRACIE) are hosting a free webinar focusing on the development and execution of special pathogen exercise materials and tools. This presentation will take place on March 7, 2017 from 2:00-3:00 PM/ET and is intended for regional Ebola and special pathogen treatment centers, state-designated Ebola treatment centers, assessment hospitals, frontline facilities, healthcare coalitions, and regional transport plan partners. Speakers with first hand-experience, representing ASPR National Healthcare…

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CDC Webinar: Disaster Technical Assistance Tools

March 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host a webinar titled “Making Disasters Less Disastrous: Public Health, Healthcare Executives, and Emergency Management Working Together,” from 1:30-3:00 PM/ET on Wednesday, March 1. This webinar will present an online toolkit and an online self-assessment designed for state and local health organizations to improve their ability to link between the various stakeholders involved in supporting health and medical functions in a disaster/emergency. To participate, use the call-in number, participant code, and webinar link…

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February 2017

Webinar: Using NACCHO’s Radiological Sheltering Tabletop Exercise Toolkit

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with NACCHO is hosting a webinar discussing practical uses for the Radiological Sheltering Tabletop Exercise Toolkit on February 27 at 12:00-1:00 pm ET. NACCHO released this resource last year to encourage local health departments use of the CDC Guide to Operating a Public Shelter in a Radiation Emergency and to support jurisdictions with identifying strengths and areas for improvement in mass shelter plans for radiation emergencies. Webinar attendees will first hear…

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FBI-CDC Criminal-Epidemiological Investigation Workshop (February)

February 27 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 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 third scheduled training will take place in Honolulu, Hawaii on February 27-28, 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, and a…

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Online Training: RealOpt© for Point of Dispensing – February Session

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) training team will provide the second of three online training sessions for the RealOpt computer modeling system on February 23, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM/ET. The RealOpt system can help medical countermeasure (MCM) planners design points-of-dispensing (POD) sites and treatment clinics. By attending this three-hour virtual instructor-led training, participants will gain a better understanding of the functions of the RealOpt computer modeling program and its usefulness in validating…

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Strategic National Stockpile Hosts CHEMPACK Program Update Webinar

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

CDC’s Division of Strategic National Stockpile (DSNS) will host the second of two one-hour webinars at 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 9 to present information on the new CHEMPACK drop shipment method for product sustainment and ongoing auto-injector supply issues. This webinar is open to all state and local personnel involved in the CHEMPACK program, including state and local public health officials and staff at all 1,341 CHEMPACK cache sites. The overview of the drop shipment method will include step-by-step…

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January 2017

Webinar: Disaster Health Information Classes from NLM

January 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

WEBINAR ON UPDATED DISASTER HEALTH INFORMATION CLASSES FROM the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE WHEN:  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm ET WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:  The Disaster Information Specialist monthly webinar is free and open to everyone – please spread the word and invite others in your organizations, send to your email lists, and post to your social media accounts. TOPIC and SPEAKERS:  Representatives from the National Library of Medicine Disaster Information Management Research Center will show you how you…

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Online Training: RealOpt© for Point of Dispensing – January Session

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) training team will provide the first of three online training sessions for the RealOpt computer modeling system on January 12, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM/ET. The RealOpt system can help medical countermeasure (MCM) planners design points-of-dispensing (POD) sites and treatment clinics. By attending this three-hour virtual instructor-led training, participants will gain a better understanding of the functions of the RealOpt computer modeling program and its usefulness in validating…

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