Series C: Thursday 1:55 p.m. C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7

Hot-Button Issues in Public Health Emergency Preparedness

This fast-paced Ignite Model session is designed to educate elected officials on hot button issues in public health emergency preparedness in a short but exciting format, which encourages questions and discussion. Topics may include emerging threats such as Ebola, MERS-CoV and H7N9; impact of climate change on the health of Minnesotans; ready access to preparedness and response mobile apps and e-learning tools; and benefits of the health coalition model in building community partnerships.

Presenters: Aaron DeVries, Barbara Lundgren, Judy Marchetti, Deb Radi, Minnesota Dept. of Health

In This Theme: Protecting Minnesotans

A6   Objects in the Mirror are Closer than they Appear: Infectious Diseases on the Horizon, and the Public Health Response
B6   Vectorborne Disease in Minnesota: New Arrivals and Old Favorites
C6   Hot-Button Issues in Public Health Emergency Preparedness