NACCHO to Host Public Health Preparedness Summer Webinar Series

Public Health Preparedness
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) are hosting a Public Health Preparedness Summer Webinar Series. These free webinars will focus on the latest research into emergency management issues related to health officials, including pandemic planning and policy guidance.

The first webinar, titled “Planning for Pandemics: Crunching the Numbers on H1N1”, will take place on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PDT. The webinar “will focus on the findings from a recent retrospective study that explored surge experienced in hospitals during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic.”

The second webinar, titled “United We Stand, Divided We Fall: Developing and Implementing National Guidance and Policy”, will take place on Monday, June 24, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PDT. This webinar will focus on the threat of biological events and discusses collaborative efforts between organizations that intersect in biological threat policies.

The final webinar, titled “Emergency Management & Public Health Preparedness”, will take place on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PDT. This webinar will feature two speakers who will discuss their experiences with local EMS and public health officials during emergencies.

NACCHO is dedicated to promoting and supporting local health officials, with a network of over 2,700 local health departments assisting one another during emergency situations. To learn more about NACCHO and events they host, visit them on the web at www.naccho.org and check out their monthly event calendar.

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