Preventing and Monitoring Infectious Disease Risks in Post-Disaster Shelters
Liu, L., Kiger, J., Rankin, D., and Kendrick, K. (2019). Preventing and Monitoring Infectious Disease Risks in Post-Disaster Shelters. National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).
The speakers in this webinar share lessons learned from the 2017 hurricane season specific to public health surveillance activities in a large evacuation shelter, communication between state and local health department staff, and identifying and controlling infectious disease outbreaks in shelters. Links to the “Cot-to-Cot” survey, a surveillance form, and supplemental questions and answers are also provided.