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COVID-19 LIVE STREAMING EVENT - Dealing with Coronavirus (COVID-19) & other Human Biological Incident Threat Scenarios

  • Date: 03/17/2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM  
  • Time Zone

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a public health emergency of international concern. COVID-19, along with other human biological incident threats, create situations where local government leadership must operate and respond in a VUCCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Chaotic, and Ambiguous) environment.

This workshop will help organizations prepare for unexpected public health and emergency management situations and covers topics including:

• All-Hazards Emergency Planning

• Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP)

• Crisis Risk Communications

• Impacts on Information Technology

• Human Resource Law Challenges

• Community Acceptance and Buy-In

Bill Peterson, Former Regional DHS / FEMA Director, and John Teel, Former Local Health Department Director, will provide critical information focused on Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) concepts and potentially disruptive forces to provision of city/county services should novel coronavirus or any other human biological epidemic/pandemic have a risk of high impact in US cities and communities.

Target Audience. City leadership, department management, public safety, public health, public information, human resources, and other essential employees

Key Themes. Emergency Management, Human Biological Threats, Continuity of Operations Planning

Registration Closes. March 17, 2020, at 1 pm (CDT)

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