Emergency Preparedness Episodes

September 09, 2021

22: Emergency Help Requests

Win Rawls, ASTHO’s Director of Preparedness and Evaluation, explains the increased demand for interstate emergency help among states and territories and the impact on the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC); Dr. Umair Shah, Secretary of...

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September 07, 2021

20: 9/11 Preparedness Lessons

Lisa Peterson, ASTHO’s Director of Health and Homeland Security, reviews plans for Thursday’s event to examine preparedness twenty years after 9/11; and Dr. Pritesh Gandhi, Chief Medical Officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and...

Emergency Preparedness Migration Public Health ASTHO Association Of State And Territory Health Officials

August 30, 2021

15: CDC Domestic Travel Guidance

Dr. Kristina Angelo, a medical epidemiologist with the CDC, tells ASTHO members how they can help get the word out about the revised recommendations for domestic travelers; Cassandra Thompson, ASTHO’s Director of Preparedness and Disability...

Emergency Preparedness Immunization Infectious Disease Covid - 19 Public Health ASTHO Association Of State And Territory Health Officials

August 26, 2021

13: Hurricane Preparedness

Gerrit Bakker, ASTHO’s Senior Director for Public Health Preparedness, urges all ASTHO members to prepare for hurricanes, not just those with borders on the Atlantic coastline; Jes Lyons, ASTHO Senior Analyst of Social and Behavioral Health, offers...

Emergency Preparedness Immunization Covid - 19 Public Health ASTHO Association Of State And Territory Health Officials

August 20, 2021

9: Booster Shot Logistics

Jim Blumenstock, ASTHO’s Senior Vice President for Pandemic Response and Recovery, discusses the logistics of standing up COVID-19 vaccination sites to provide booster shots; ASTHO Chief Medical Officer Dr. Marcus Plescia ponders demand for third...

Emergency Preparedness Immunization Infectious Disease Covid - 19 Public Health ASTHO Association Of State And Territory Health Officials

August 10, 2021

1: Vaccine Misinformation

Nirav Shah, MD, JD, Director, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and President of ASTHO, discusses vaccine misinformation. DELPH Program.

Emergency Preparedness Immunization Infectious Disease Covid - 19