The California Department of Public Health and the California Emergency Medical Services Agency will host a free webinar in preparation for this year’s Statewide Medical and Health Exercise, to be held Nov. 19. The training includes an orientation to the 2015 exercise materials and the updated website, tips on how an organization can customize the exercise for its needs, and a question-and-answer period.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPHi) and the California Emergency Medical Services Agency have released materials for this year’s statewide medical health exercise, to be held Nov. 19. Using pandemic influenza as the scenario, this year’s exercise will focus on testing objectives designed to improve understanding of response procedures, building collaborative relationships and identifying areas of improvement. Participants may choose the objectives that will challenge and develop their emergency preparedness programs. The exercise materials and additional information are available on the CDPH website at www.californiamedicalhealthexercise.com/index.html.