Series C: Thursday 1:40 p.m. C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7

Hot-Button Issues in Public Health Emergency Preparedness

This fast-paced "Ignite model" session (five minutes per topic with self-advancing slides!) is designed to educate elected officials on a number of hot button issue in public health emergency preparedness in a short amount of time. This exciting format encourages questions and further discussion. Topics may include emerging threats such as MERS-CoV and climate change; ready access of preparedness and response mobile apps and e-learning tools; and benefits of the health coalition model in building community partnerships.


Aaron DeVries, Minnesota Dept. of Health
Judy Marchetti, Minnesota Dept. of Health
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