NACCHO is accepting applications for members of the Surge Management Workgroup.
About the Surge Management Workgroup: Members of the Surge Management Workgroup address topics related to PHEP Capability 5: Fatality Management, 7: Mass Care, and 10: Medical Surge; as well as those public health and non-public health led activities focused on the coordinated efforts of partners in healthcare, public health, and other preparedness and response organizations. In recent years workgroup members have worked on issues including: family reunification, mass sheltering, patient tracking, no-notice and violent events, and all-hazards planning. Participants of this workgroup also provide guidance and feedback to relevant NACCHO, CDC, ASPR, and other programs and projects.
Membership: Local health department officials and public health preparedness professionals
Time Commitment: Monthly conference calls and participation in national meetings if funding and opportunities are available. Periodic communications between workgroup members may occur between monthly calls. In addition, review of documents and participation in assessment of applicants for various NACCHO initiatives. Members of the committee will serve two-year terms with an opportunity for reappointment for a second term.
Interested applicants can email Jessica Pryor at [email protected] to receive additional information.