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This module provides an engaging educational experience that simulates field-based decisions related to environmental health issues for two scenarios: a major flood and a chemical spill caused by a train derailment.

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

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For this training module, environmental health professionals from around the country shared how they dealt with actual disasters and emergencies. Their real-world stories – through which they share valuable tips, techniques, and lessons learned – will guide you through the preparation, response, and recovery stages of emergencies and disasters.

Twin Cities Metro 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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This web-based training course focuses on the role of environmental health professionals in emergency preparedness.

Divided into two modules, “Emergency Preparedness and Response Fundamentals” and “Putting Principles into Practice,” this course addresses basic environmental health concepts important to front-line staff with years of experience as well as those new to the field.

Twin Cities Metro Advanced Practice Center, revised by the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department Advanced Practice Center
 

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This trainer guide offers food trainers a scripted, two-hour course on the fundamentals that will help food workers prevent or mitigate impacts to the safety of food and people in the panic of an emergency.

The Emergency Handbook for Food Managers serves as the basis for this training guide. The trainer guide is recommended for food manager certification renewal training.

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

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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.

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

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This compendium highlights information on environmental health issues likely to be faced during emergencies and is organized around the major functional areas of environmental health.

Twin Cities Metro 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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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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The Pictographic Product Recalls CD is designed for use by local health department staff. The CD, used together with an FDA announcement of a product recall, enables local health staff to create product recall materials for distribution in their communities. The CD includes a Guide to Creating pictographic recall alerts, as well as template announcements for use with undeclared ingredients, foreign materials and product contamination announcements and a selection of 26 pictograms for inclusion in the recall notices. With these materials, a local health official can produce a functional product recall notice in 30 minutes or less.
Cambridge Advanced Practice Center
 
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This product includes three comic books with stories told by real-life disaster survivors. In Deep Water (flood), Aftershocks (earthquake), and Eye over Houston (hurricane) are all designed around the theme of personal preparedness and community resilience. These stories showcase how neighbors and communities can pull together and provide practical tips from actual survivors.
Seattle & King County Advanced Practice Center
 

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This toolkit contains ten sections related to continuity planning, including: Prioritizing Services, Line of Succession, Delegation of Authority, Mission Critical Staff, Mission Critical Vendors, Contingency Planning, COOP Exercise Planning, ICS Integration, Resource Management and Status Reporting Outcome Objectives: • Advance BC planning in areas of essential function identification, order of succession, vital resource management, human capital management and emergency operations center management • Enhance leadership decision-making regarding allocation of resources across continuity and response operations • Integrate continuity of operations into incident command
Seattle & King 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