2019 Preparedness Summit: Infectious Diseases- & Immunization-Related Sessions

The full schedule for the 2019 Preparedness Summit is now available. From March 26-29, we’re bringing you 25 hands-on workshops and demonstrations, 8 town halls, 3 plenary sessions, a robust exhibit hall, and 135 learning and quick-hit sessions, including the below:

Infectious Diseases and Immunization

  • QH10 – A Collaborative Response to Two Imported Cases of Measles in New Orleans, LA
  • QH18 – Findings from the 2018 CDC Pandemic Influenza Functional Exercise
  • QH22 – Controlling the Spread of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings During Emergency Response Scenarios
  • QH25 – Infectious Diseases and the Law Enforcement Community — a Collaboration for Prevention and Response
  • QH31 – Healthpulse: A Platform for National-level Visibility on Health Care System Impacts During an Influenza Pandemic
  • G11 – Innovative Uses of Visualization and Simulation in Training for Highly Infectious Disease Patient Care
  • G16 – Interim Federal Guidance on Allocating and Targeting Pandemic Influenza Vaccines During an Influenza Pandemic: Key Issues for Implementation
  • H04 – CDC Medical Countermeasures Tools: Demonstration for Use for Pandemic Influenza and Anthrax
  • H09 – NYC’s Secret Weapon: Using MRC Volunteers to Help Fight the Flu in NYC
  • E04 – Availability and Access to Antiviral Drugs – Combined Pharmacy Session

Don’t miss the chance to join nearly 1,800 attendees—who work in all levels of government (local, state, and federal), emergency management, volunteer organizations, healthcare coalitions, and academia—to collaboratively explore this year’s theme, “The Evolving Threat Environment.”

Early-bird registration is still available – register by February 8th to save $100, and sign up for the Preparedness Summit e-newsletter (log in to your MyNACCHO account, click ‘My Subscriptions,’ and select “Preparedness Summit Newsletter”) to get the latest news. Don’t miss this opportunity to build the sustainable preparedness capacity and capability to be able to adapt preparedness infrastructure and processes to address emerging and evolving public health threats.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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