27Apr2017

At Atlanta, GA

2017 NACCHO Preparedness Summit Presentations
Hosted by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
April 27, 2017

Visit the Preparedness Summit website to register for the conference and to learn more about the sessions listed below.


Public Health, Schools, and Leveraging the Law: Practical and Legal Considerations for Health Departments to Engage with Schools for Emergency Preparedness
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Part A: Schools, Public Health Emergencies, and the Law: Legal Issues Surrounding Schools and Countermeasure Distribution

To address the preparedness planning gaps within schools, the presentation will discuss the duties to plan for an emergency and implement school plans for emergencies involving radiation and infectious diseases, and will examine in-depth a school-based countermeasure distribution that resulted in accusations of liability.

Strategies for Integrating Comprehensive Radiation Preparedness into Exiting PHEP Programs
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Presenters from El Paso Department of Public Health, Georgia Department of Public Health, and the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD) will share strategies that state and local health departments can use to integrate radiation preparedness into existing all-hazards planning preparedness efforts, including adapting POD plans for community reception centers and building radiation response volunteer corps.


Radiation Population Monitoring: Systems, Resources, and Best Practices for State and Local Health Departments
3:30 – 5:00 PM

Presenters will share information on systems, procedures, and resources used to complete radiation population monitoring activities at state and local health departments. This session will highlight key considerations for establishing population monitoring systems and will engage the audience to share strategies, lessons learned, and challenges faced within their own jurisdictions.