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Rural Preparedness Planning Guide (PDF)


This guide highlights findings from a panel of local health department directors and emergency responders.  They discuss their experiences handling population surge and to identify guidelines other rural responders might use to improve their preparedness work.

Format: PDF

Primary Toolkit:

APC Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Advanced Practice Centers, All-Hazards, Strategic Planning


Institutional Author:

Western New York Public Health Alliance Advanced Practice Center





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