NACCHO Surge Management Workgroup August Report

Chair:  Christine Brooks; Staff: Laura Biesiadecki and Stacy Hosler

The Surge Management Workgroup held its initial meeting on Thursday August 22nd. The Chair, Christine Brooks, introduced herself and invited each member to provide background on themselves and what they are hoping to get out of the workgroup. Members spend the bulk of the meeting discussing what aspects of the PHEP capabilities they wanted to address and where they feel gaps in their own regions exist. They also asked to have a federal representative from ASPR or DSLR join the next call to get a national perspective before defining specific work plan goals.

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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