Incident Management Workgroup October Report

NACCHO’s Incident Management Workgroup held its monthly call on October 27. Wendy Marie Thomas from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) joined the call to present on NOAA’s tools and resources of use to local public health preparedness practitioners and to share details on their Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador initiative. Chris Aldridge, Senior Director of Infectious Disease Prevention and Control at NACCHO, also joined the call to provide an update on NACCHO’s Ebola response efforts and address questions and concerns from the group. The group also provided feedback on a number of draft documents for various NACCHO preparedness projects.

About Rachel Schulman

Rachel Schulman is a Senior Program Analyst for Public Health Preparedness at NACCHO. Her work includes enhancing and recognizing local public health preparedness planning efforts through Project Public Health Ready and building collaborations between public health and emergency management. Twitter: @rms_ph

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