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Webcast: Disaster Planning and Control: The Basics and Beyond

Evacuation of Florida Nursing Home
In this Associated Press photo, residents are evacuated from Freedom Square of Seminole, Friday, April 17, 2020. in Seminole, Fla. Three nursing home residents had died of the coronavirus in an outbreak that has afflicted Freedom Square of Seminole, a sprawling retirement community that has seen dozens of residents hospitalized because of the virus, officials said. (Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

Join us for a Webcast with West Chester (OH) Assistant Chief Randall Hanifen and Dr. William M. Kramer on all-hazards disaster planning and management, with a focus on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

A disaster planning program is a good start toward being prepared as an organization and responding to the pandemic. However, beyond the basics, a pandemic requires much internal planning related to continuity of operations. The authors will review the basics contained within the text “Disaster Planning and Control”, as well as discuss specifics related to the pandemic based on best practices. Additionally authors Kramer and Hanifen share current experiences, as well as academic background related to COVID-19. The CDC predicts that a resurgence can occur again later this year. Tune in and learn from successes and lessons learned to date.

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