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Environmental Health Emergency Response Guide [ PDF ]
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Does your agency have an environmental health emergency response plan? The Environmental Health Emergency Response Guide can complement existing emergency plans or serve as a foundation when developing a new environmental health emergency response plan. The guide addresses 15 environmental health-related topics and describes the potential roles for environmental health professionals during an emergency or disaster.


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The guide addresses 15 environmental health-related topics and describes the potential roles for environmental health professionals.


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Author: Twin Cities Metro Advanced Practice Center, revised by the Mesa County Advanced Practice Center
Related Topics: Environmental Health Emergency Preparedness
Suggested Audiences: Administrators/managers, Business/Community/Civic leaders, Environmental health professionals, Health officials, Planners, Sanitarians
Product PHEP Capabilities: Capability 1: Community Preparedness, Capability 2: Community Recovery, Capability 3: Emergency Operations Coordination, Capability 7: Mass Care, Capability 14: Responder Safety and Health

Goals and Objectives:

Describe general and specific response actions that county or city environmental health professionals (i.e., specialists, sanitarians and or environmentalists) could be responsible for in the event of a natural disaster, an industrial or transportation related incident, or a deliberate act of terrorism.