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Partner with Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trainers in your jurisdiction to provide them with pandemic H1N1 influenza training resources.

Increase awareness of the threat of a pandemic influenza and its impact on the community and give CERT participants the education and tools needed to increase preventive health behaviors and limit the spread of the pandemic influenza virus.

Santa Clara County Advanced Practice Center, revised by the San Francisco Bay Area Advanced Practice Center
 
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Download a quick reference guide to provide step-by-step emergency information to food managers and other supervisory personnel at food service establishments. The handbook addresses both naturally-occurring and man-made emergencies.

Twin Cities Metro Advanced Practice Center, revised by the Mesa County Advanced Practice Center
 

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The Emergency Preparedness Checklist is designed to ensure that clients receiving home care and case management services develop an emergency plan and gather a three-day or more supply of nine essential items in preparation for an emergency event.

The Checklist is designed to be cut out or copied and directly inserted into a client's chart. This checklist can be used in conjunction with Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center's Plan to Be Safe Campaign materials.

Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center
 

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This Checklist is designed to ensure that health care facilities are well prepared and able to shelter-in-place and remain self-sufficient during a variety of emergencies.

Although licensing and quality standards vary by jurisdiction, public health professional and local, state, and federal regulators can view the Checklist as a template that is readily adaptable to their needs and uses.

Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center
 

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This “Best Practices Resource Guide” will help public health agencies develop and implement special policies and procedures during an emergency. Please note that this tool is currently being revised and a new version will be released in 2012.

Dekalb County Board of Health Advanced Practice Center, revised by the Multnomah County Advanced Practice Center
 

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This list addresses equipment and supplies useful for responding to an emergency. It was created to help food service establishments plan ahead, so that they are not left without basic necessities in the event of an emergency.

This fact sheet is available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Hmong, Laotian, Oromo, Russian, Vietnamese, and Somali.

Twin Cities Metro Advanced Practice Center
 
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Designed for use with the Food Safety & Security Self-Audit Checklist, this picture guide and poster set—English and Spanish—clarifies best practices for comprehensive food protection that includes food security and emergency preparedness. This resource is useful for staff training and in situations where literacy or language barriers exist.
Twin Cities Metro Advanced Practice Center
 

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An essential tool for food managers, the self-audit checklist integrates food defense and emergency readiness into food safety management offering a single system for food protection. Using this self audit tool will reduce: Risks of unsafe practices; Uncertainty in emergencies; and Food-borne illness outbreak. This checklist is available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Hmong, Laotian, Oromo, Russian, Vietnamese, and Somali.
Twin Cities Metro Advanced Practice Center
 
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Two fact sheets provide food managers and environmental health professionals with guides for emergency preparedness on recommended items to include in an emergency kit, and, making costly decisions after an emergency event. Prepared by the Twin Cities Metro APC, the two fact sheets address equipment and supplies useful for responding to an emergency, and a single-page reference for deciding whether to salvage or discard food, furnishings and equipment during cleanup and recovery.
Twin Cities Metro Advanced Practice Center
 

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Inclusive Just-in-Time Training (I-JITT) for Mass Prophylaxis/POD Operations is a comprehensive and systematic toolkit designed to support individuals leading and responding to a public health emergency. Its approach to training is aligned with best practice from the field of adult learning theory.

The toolkit consists of five components: Implementation Instructions for the Preparedness Planner, an Operational Briefing Checklist for the Mass Prophylaxis/POD Supervisor, a Field Training Guide for Team Leaders (complete with Job Action Sheets), a “Go-Guide” job aide for surge responders to utilize during an incident, and a short evaluation form to evaluate the I-JITT approach.

Multnomah County Advanced Practice Center
 

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Inclusive Just-in-Time Training (I-JITT) for Public Health Investigations is a comprehensive and systematic toolkit designed to support individuals leading and responding to a public health emergency. Its approach to training is aligned with best practice from the field of adult learning theory.

The toolkit consists of five components: Implementation Instructions for the Preparedness Planner, an Operational Briefing Checklist for the Epidemiology/Surveillance Group Supervisor, a Field Training Guide for Team Leaders (complete with Job Action Sheets), a “Go-Guide” job aide for surge responders to utilize during an incident, and a short evaluation form to evaluate the I-JITT approach.

Multnomah County Advanced Practice Center
 
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Local Heroes is an emergency preparedness training and social marketing campaign for public health agencies that is designed to introduce public health workers to the concepts within emergency preparedness and their role in a response. This DVD-Rom is a “train-the-trainer” and “train-the-workforce” resource that includes training materials and presentations designed to teach individuals how to deliver training to their public health workforce, and to introduce public health employees at all levels to the concept of emergency preparedness. Local Heroes also includes a number of branding and promotional items that can be customized to stimulate interest in emergency preparedness and instill a positive desire among individual public health workers to help them recognize and understand their specific role in response to a public health emergency.
Dekalb County Board of Health Advanced Practice Center
 
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Every community is made up of diverse groups of residents with varied and sometimes complex everyday needs. Is your community prepared to handle those needs so that no resident is left behind? Meeting the Needs of Vulnerable Populations: Equity in Emergency Preparedness is a web toolkit that will help you organize, communicate and connect with your community.

Seattle & King County Advanced Practice Center
 

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This tip sheet is designed for epidemiologists, disease control and emergency preparedness directors, and information technology professionals. It highlights the importance of disease surveillance and the need for the right tools to help assess data accurately and in a timely manner.

Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center
 
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On The Safe Side: A Security Planning Toolkit for Public Health Emergencies was developed to assist local public health agencies, hospitals, and law enforcement agencies in planning for and responding to public health emergencies.

South Carolina Region 7 Advanced Practice Center
 
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PPE, Decontamination, and Mass Triage – A Short Course is a DVD training tool that provides introductory level and refresher training in three critical competency areas for public health and healthcare providers responding to mass casualty incidences (MCI) involving hazardous agents. It contains both didactic and disaster exercise videos showing 1) proper use of medical Level C personal protective equipment, 2) mass casualty triage, and 3) setup/takedown of a field decontamination unit that might typically be used in the event of a chemical or radiological disaster. It is based on the National Disaster Life Support Foundation NDLS-Decon training, a two day training course offered by the NDLSF National Training Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. The DVD-ROM also provides other resource links for readiness assessments for health departments and their communities for chemical and radiological preparedness, as well as other training resources. NOTE: This DVD is not intended as a substitute for hands-on training, nor does it result in NDLS-D or any haz-mat certification.
Tarrant County Advanced Practice Center
 

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The Preparar Su Negocio Para Emergencias Naturales y Causadas por el Hombre tool is a Spanish translation of APC’s Preparing Your Business for Emergencies, Natural & Man-Made Disasters CD toolkit, developed in 2006. The original product was developed to guide business decision-makers through the planning process in preparing for emergencies and disasters. Completed in September 2010 and available at no cost to NACCHO members, the translated product reflects the need to address preparedness planning among small to mid-size businesses in the Latino community, a vulnerable population. This tool uses best practices identified to assist local Latino businesses in preparedness planning. It provides a guideline for the management of actions and operations required to respond to an emergency or disaster. The tool offers information on actions to be taken, key resources required, and procedures to be followed. The benefits of using this product for preparedness planning are to reduce the impact of disasters, prevent injury, and facilitate business continuity. Specific topics covered include developing an emergency plan, evacuation procedures, shelter-in-place training, recovery locations, communications, preparing for specific disasters, computer and data security, personal preparedness at home and work, decision-making in a disaster, and volunteer opportunities. All of these topics are translated into Spanish. Hispanic business owners can use the resources on this product “as is” or customize them for their unique needs. Users can complete a self-assessment before they start reviewing the various topics on the CD. This self-assessment allows them to determine areas that may require further information and review. Users can select relevant topics and even complete and print out forms and planning guides that may help better prepare their business for disasters and emergencies. The product requires no special training or computer equipment other than the availability of a CD drive or access to the Internet.
Tarrant County Advanced Practice Center
 

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The customizable Pandemic Flu Pocket Guide outlines what the public should know about pan flu. This easy-to-carry guide folds to wallet size. It describes the distinctions between seasonal flu and pandemic flu; provides information on what to expect during a pandemic event; and explains how to control the spread of disease. It can be customized with local emergency broadcast information local emergency resource listings and personal contact numbers. It is also available in most languages that can be customized to your area. This tool was developed by Santa Clara County Public Health Department with the assistance of Worldways Social Marketing. A Web sample of the Santa Clara County Pocket Guide is available here. To create a Pocket Guide customized for your area, contact Worldways Social Marketing at 303.779.3004 ext. 3517.
Santa Clara County Advanced Practice Center
 
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A companion trainer guide for the Emergency Preparedness and Response Fundamentals: Training for Environmental Health Professionals CD, this guide contains presentation outlines and group activities designed for environmental health managers and trainers.
Twin Cities Metro Advanced Practice Center