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Learning from and Preparing for SARS

October 7, 2004

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Program Description:
During the SARS outbreaks in Ontario in the Spring of 2003, Dr. Young co-managed the provincial emergency, provided leadership in management control, and served as one of the government's spokespersons in daily media briefings.

See the webstream of the panel discussion that followed this presentation.

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

  1. Explain how SARS spread to Toronto
  2. Understand the difference between isolation and quarantine
  3. Support local health department plans for outbreak control.

Who Should Attend:
National audience of state and local public health professionals, appropriate representatives from regional health departments, health-care facilities, emergency department workers, county executive offices and emergency management offices, public health partners (e.g., law enforcement, healthcare professionals, EMS, media representatives, etc) selected by each local health region with whom they are likely to interact around BT issues.

This project was supported under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in cooperation with the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH). Grant number U90/CCU224249-01. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC or ASPH.

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