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Addressing At-Risk Populations in Emergency Preparedness Planning

May 8, 2008

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Program Description:
Please join Advanced Practice Center Program Managers from Montgomery County, Maryland and King County, Seattle, along with the Chief Program Officer for Public Health Practice for the Association of State & Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) for discussion surrounding recent efforts and guidance regarding communicating with vulnerable populations during public health emergencies. Speakers will share their experiences and specific information gathered during the ASTHO-led At-Risk Populations during Pandemic Engagement Meetings, and will provide insight regarding key relationships developed with other jurisdictions and community-based organizations.

Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Identify tools and resources developed by Montgomery and Seattle King County Advanced Practice Centers to help prepare at-risk populations for a public health emergency
  2. Describe how the tools and resources can be integrated into your own program/plan
  3. Implement new approaches to reach vulnerable populations during a public health emergency
  4. Describe key findings from the ASTHO-led At-Risk Populations Engagement Meetings

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Who Should Attend:
National audience of state and local public health professionals, emergency preparedness officials and their partners (e.g., healthcare professionals, EMS personnel, law enforcement, media representatives, etc).

Sponsored by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in collaboration with the University at Albany Center for Public Health Preparedness. This projects is supported under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Grant number 5 U90 TP224249-04. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.

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