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1
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What are the PHE community requirements?

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A community response, robust planning, strong interagency relationship, clear communication channels

2
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What are the layers of preparedness from most basic to least?

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Community, family, and then individual

3
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What are the PHE consequences?

A

Casualties - injuries, disabilities, fatalities
Mental and emotional costs
Economic losses

4
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What should be done so you can stay aware?

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Read peer reviewed articles, stay informed of current events, get involved in community events, survey your environment

5
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What are some questions to asked about a workplace response plan?

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Is there one? Where is it located? What does it contain?

6
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What should you look for in a possible incident?

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Do things look right, anything out of place? Use Common sense, recognize sabotage, know security precautions

7
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What should you do if things look suspicious?

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Call 911 or FBI

8
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What is the notification sequence for a health issue?

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Reporter to a hospital/lab/physician to a health department to the state to the feds (CDC)

9
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In a bioterrorism and public health issues, preparedness will…

A

Reduce mortality, morbidity, public anxiety, “worried well”, mitigate attacks and minimize impact

10
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What are the bioterrorism program goals?

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Improve the public health infrastructure and capacity, integrate public heath into new paradigm
Plan and coordinate with community stakeholders and don’t normally interact

11
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R.E.P.O.R.T.

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Respond, Early, Prevent, Outbreaks, Report, Timely

12
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What are volunteers needed for in dispensing sites?

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Mass prophylaxis “worse case scenarios” - antibiotic dispensing, smallpox vax, scaleable with “just-in-time” training, medical and non-med roles