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Infectious Disease Emergency Response (IDER) Toolkit [ Website ]
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The IDER Toolkit is for local health department staff and others involved in planning and preparing for infectious disease emergencies. The toolkit integrates key elements of communicable disease control and prevention with emergency management principles, and provides a customizable, ready-to-go infectious disease emergency response plan via a variety of functional forms and templates.

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Author: San Francisco Bay Area Advanced Practice Center
Related Topics: Mass Medical Countermeasures
Suggested Audiences: Administrators/managers, Biostatisticians, Business/Community/Civic leaders, Communication Specialists, Data and information professionals, Environmental health professionals, Epidemiologists, Health officials, Laboratory professionals, Law Enforcement (police/state/FBI, etc.), Mental Health professionals, Military personnel, Nurses (general), Pharmacist, Physicians/Clinicians, Planners, Policy makers/analysts, Rural Public Health Professionals, Sanitarians, Social Workers, Veterinarian
Product PHEP Capabilities: Capability 2: Community Recovery, Capability 3: Emergency Operations Coordination, Capability 4: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Capability 5: Fatality Management, Capability 6: Information Sharing, Capability 7: Mass Care, Capability 8: Medical Countermeasure Dispensing, Capability 9: Medical Materiel Management and Distribution, Capability 10: Medical Surge, Capability 11: Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions, Capability 12: Public Health Laboratory Testing, Capability 13: Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation, Capability 14: Responder Safety and Health, Capability 15: Volunteer Management

Goals and Objectives:

• Recognize how the Incident Command System may be adopted to plan for and respond to infectious disease emergencies.
• Describe the necessary roles and responsibilities during an infectious disease emergency response.
• Be able to develop a local infectious disease emergency response plan.