Water Contamination Events: Lessons Learned from Katrina

Patricia L. Meinhardt, MD, MPH, MA, Executive Medical Director, Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Arnot Ogden Medical Center - Elmira, NY

February 09, 2006

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

  1. Understand the medical, public health, and economic consequences of water contamination for a community resulting from natural, man-made or intentional disasters
  2. List the unique preparedness challenges for water contamination events that require specific pre-incident planning and post-event response strategies
  3. Describe fifteen key disaster response strategies for water contamination that should be included in every local and state disaster response plan.

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