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This Emergency Procedures Handbook was created by Southwest District Health, ID, in 2005 as evidence for Goal 1 of Project Public Health Ready. The handbook may serve best as a template, rather than an example of content, because the resource is relatively outdated.
This spiral-bound handbook is given to all public health staff as a resource to use during an emergency and is helpful as a guidance for how to handle emergency situations, including agency procedures, and appropriate persons to contact. It includes the following information:
By Amanda Bogard
Tool is not all-inclusive and does not address earthquke, floods, or severe thunderstorms.
By Paula Anderson
As a handbook, content seems lengthy, disproportional and disorganized, although some information is valid (if somewhat dated).