- Community Preparedness for an Influenza Pandemic
includes public and private utilities, medical systems, basic government functions, insurance, tourism, etc. This area includes sections on: Dealing with Anticipated Problems
- Personal & Family Preparedness
This sub-category contains personal preparedness guides, including “How to Prepare for a Pandemic”, information on prevention, vaccines, medical therapy, complementary and alternative medicine, adjustment reactions and how to cope. When posting, link with related sub-categories and topics such as Legal (e.g., isolation and quarantine) where relevant.
- Workplace Continuity
Advice for business-people about how to stay functioning during a pandemic emergency.
- School Continuity
Ideas for how learning might continue in the absence of school. K-12 Higher Ed
- Fictional scenarios
Pandemic scenarios written by Declan Butler for Nature, ‘CanadaSue’, Dr. Michael Osterholm and other health care professionals
- Speculative Models
Michael Osterholm, CDC’s FluSurge and FluAid, tabletops, others. See also Community and Government Planning Exercises
- Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
Volunteer in your own community. Learn how to be prepared and how to assist others locally. Following a major disaster, first responders who provide fire and medical services will not be able to meet the demand for these services. Factors as number of victims, communication failures, and road blockages will prevent people from accessing emergency services they have come to expect at a moment’s notice through 911. People will have to rely on each other for help in order to meet their immediate life saving and life sustaining needs.
see also multimedia resources (audio and video) and online courses
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