Blog Infectious Disease

Preparedness resource guide

In conjunction with Prepared for Peril: Readiness and Recovery for Public Health Threats, the Institute prepared this guide with a variety of resources relating to the conference theme.

General emergency preparedness

All-Hazards Preparedness Guide, 2013

Best Practices for Communicating with the Public During an Outbreak, 2005

Clinician Outreach and Communication

Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication

Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events 2014 Annual Report

Health Alert Network (HAN)

Healthy People 2020 Objective: Preparedness

National Disaster Recovery Framework

National Snapshot of Public Health Preparedness, 2015

National Strategic Plan for Public Health Preparedness and Response, 2011

Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tweet, Share, Pin Content

Shoaf, K. I., Kelley, M. M., O’Keefe, K., Arrington, K. D., & Prelip, M. L. (2014). Enhancing emergency preparedness and response systems: Correlates of collaboration between local health departments and school districts. Public Health Reports, 129(Suppl 4), 107–113.

Toner, E. S., Ravi, S., Adalja, A., Waldhorn, R. E., McGinty, M., & Schoch-Spana, M. (2015). Doing good by playing well with others: Exploring local collaboration for emergency preparedness and response. Health Security, 13(4), 281-289. doi:10.1089/hs.2015.0003

Walsh, L., Garrity, S., Rutkow, L., Thompson, C. B., Strauss-Riggs, K., Altman, B. A., & … Barnett, D. J. (2015). Applying a behavioral model framework for disaster recovery research in local public health agencies: A conceptual approach. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 9(4), 403-408. doi:10.1017/dmp.2015.44

St. Louis/Missouri

Missouri State Hazard Mitigation Plan, 2013-2018

St. Louis City Emergency Management Agency

St. Louis County Basic Emergency Operations Plan, 2013

St. Louis Area Regional Response System Blog

International and Global

United Nations Plan of Action on Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience, 2013

World Health Organization Emergency Response Framework, 2013

Aliyu, A. (2015). Management of disasters and complex emergencies in Africa: The challenges and constraints. Annals of African Medicine, 14(3), 123-131. doi:10.4103/1596-3519.149894

Kieny, M. P., Evans, D. B., Schmets, G., & Kadandale, S. (2014). Health-system resilience: Reflections on the Ebola crisis in western Africa. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 92(12), 850.

Rosewell, A., Bieb, S., Clark, G., Miller, G., MacIntyre, R., & Zwi, A. (2013). Human resources for health: Lessons from the cholera outbreak in Papua New Guinea. Western Pacific Surveillance and Response Journal: WPSAR, 4(3), 9-13. doi:10.5365/WPSAR.2013.4.2.006

Other Topics

Older Adults During All-Hazards Emergencies, 2012

Acosta, J.D., Chandra, A., Xenakis, L., Varda, D.M., Eros-Sarnyai, & … Sprong, S. (2015). Partnerships for Recovery Across the Sectors (PRACTIS) Toolkit. RAND, Doc. TL-188-ASPR.

Eisenstein, R., Finnegan Jr., J. R., & Curran, J. W. (2014). Contributions of academia to public health preparedness research. Public Health Reports, 129(Suppl 4), 5.

Khan, Y., Fazli, G., Henry, B., de Villa, E., Tsamis, C., Grant, M., & Schwartz, B. (2015). The evidence base of primary research in public health emergency preparedness: A scoping review and stakeholder consultation. BMC Public Health, 15(1), 1-13. doi:10.1186/s12889-015-1750-1

Leinhos, M., Qari, S. H., & Williams-Johnson, M. (2014). Preparedness and emergency response research centers: Using a public health systems approach to improve all-hazards preparedness and response. Public Health Reports, 129(Suppl 4), 8.

McCabe, O. L., Semon, N. L., Thompson, C. B., Lating, J. M., Everly, G. S., Perry, C. J., & … Links, J. M. (2014). Building a national model of public mental health preparedness and community resilience: Validation of a dual-intervention, systems-based approach. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 8(6), 511-526. doi:10.1017/dmp.2014.119

Walsh, L., Craddock, H., Gulley, K., Strauss-Riggs, K., & Schor, K. W. (2015). Building health care system capacity to respond to disasters: Successes and challenges of disaster preparedness health care coalitions. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 30(2), 112-122. doi:10.1017/S1049023X14001459

For more details about the conference including the keynote, panelists, discussions, and more, check out the main page at Prepared for Peril: Readiness and Recovery for Public Health Threats.