Incident Command Decision Making for Public Health Leaders
Northwest Center for Public Health Practice
University of Washington
January 15, 2013 12:00 PT / 1:00 MT / 2:00 CT / 3:00 ET
In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, representatives from state and local health jurisdictions deconstruct their decision-making processes to activate Incident Command, respond to emergencies, and ensure business continuity. Representatives from Washington State and the CDC lead off the discussion by describing the algorithm they developed to help public health executives address situations that blur the line between the routine and non-routine. A team from Idaho’s Central District Health Department will explain how they used Incident Command to manage a prolonged syphilis outbreak.