Login Event Calendar Careers About NACCHO Contact Us Site Map

Return to Toolbox Main.

Public Health Agency Emergency Response Plans


This presentation by Tania Phocas, MPH, gives you an overview of the essential functions and actions of emergency response plans.

Target Audience:
These learning modules are applicable to all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness. These modules are created by faculty and guest lecturers at the UNC-CH School of Public Health and are equivalent to graduate level content.

Educational Objectives:

  • To be familiar with the common elements of a Public Health Emergency Response Plan;
  • To be familiar with the essential functions and actions for which a local public health agency is responsible when an emergency plan is activated;
  • To have the tools to find and practice your own role in your agency's emergency response plan;
  • Toolkit:

    EQUIPh Toolkit

    Keyword Area:



    Institutional Author:

    North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness





    The NACCHO Toolbox is a repository of available resources to help local public health practitioners. Tools are produced by local, state, and federal agencies, as well as academic institutions and other stakeholders. The contents of this Toolbox are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect any official recommendations of NACCHO. NACCHO makes no express or implied warranty with respect to the contents and disclaims liability for any damages arising from or connected to the use of the material in this Toolbox.