Public Health Emergency Law: Emergency Use of Property and Supplies
September 18, 2014, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT
The Network for Public Health Law
Cost and Registration: Free, register in advance
This webinar will provide an overview of the legal issues health department personnel could face regarding the protection of property and supplies during a public health emergency, including commandeering or closing facilities, limiting price gouging, procuring and reallocating supplies, and authorizing emergency countermeasures. Speakers from the New York State Department of Health will discuss experiences related to the H1N1 Flu Pandemic and Hurricane Sandy.
Emergency Preparedness for Little Ones
September 17, 2014, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EDT
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Cost and Registration: Free, registration not required
This chat will discuss how parents and caregivers can prepare children before, during and after disaster strikes, including recognizing how children’s needs impact family preparedness plans, coordinating with caregivers, recognizing stress and the mental health needs of children, and considerations for children with special needs. Follow @PHEgov on Twitter to participate or monitor #Prep4kids.