Surge Management Workgroup May Report

The Surge Management Workgroup held its monthly call on May 26. During this conference call members discussed potential topics for future blog posts related to the Surge Management Workgroup activities for the NACCHO Preparedness Brief Blog. NACCHO will work with workgroup members to develop a blog post related to its March 2015 webinar entitled: “Medical Surge: Intersection of Local Public Health & Healthcare Coalitions.”

In addition to the discussion related to the NACCHO Preparedness Brief Blog, participants held further discussions related to the creation of a webinar focused on medical surge issues impacting rural and frontier communities.

About Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

Geoff Mwaungulu, JD, MPH, is a Senior Program Analyst for Public Health Preparedness, Law, and Ethics at NACCHO. His work includes identifying and addressing issues related to the implementation of federal preparedness and response policies at the local level, fostering collaboration between local public health and community partners to address community resilience, and leading initiatives related to public health law.

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