Join NACCHO, in partnership with World Institute on Disability (WID), in this three-part, webinar series focusing on implementing inclusive preparedness and response planning and optimizing equitable opportunities for people with disabilities. The series will also provide tactics for implementing recommended practices and address challenges expressed by local health departments.
- Webinar #1: Disabilities and Access and Functional Needs – Similarities and Differences Impacting Public Health Disaster Planning will provide an in depth look at the similarities and differences between people with disabilities, and other community demographics on the impact of public health disaster planning.
- Webinar #2: Disability Culturally Competent Public Health Emergency Planning: Achieving your Goals with Non-Existent Resources will focus on the foundations of disability cultural competency, identifying what it means to create programs and services that are physically and programmatically accessible and implement effective communication to optimize equitable opportunities for people with disabilities.
- Webinar #3: Public Health Emergency Preparedness Capabilities: Achieving a Disability Inclusive Application will review available guidance on disability accessibility and inclusion principles and identify strategies to implementing these principles within the delivery of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Capabilities.
Webinar Dates and Times:
Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at 2:00PM EST
Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at 2:00PM EST
Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 2:00PM EST
Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) and sign language interpretation will be available. By clicking the link above and registering, you will automatically be registered to all three webinars in the series.
This webinar series (part of the Leveraging CILs to Increase Vaccines for People with Disabilities project) is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $500,000 with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, CDC/HHS or the U.S Government.