Save the Date: WHA Emergency Preparedness Conference September 20, Madison

April 14, 2017

Plan now to attend the WHA Emergency Preparedness Conference, "Ready to Respond." The conference will feature Vincent Covello, PhD, an international expert on crisis and risk communications. Dr. Covello will both keynote the conference and offer a deep-dive afternoon session specifically for public information officers. HSS EM Solutions will present an overview of emergency planning for an active shooter, a presentation that health care organizations have said is extremely valuable to their staff, especially to those responsible for working with and in the hospital ER. A third presentation by the Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene will advise the audience about infectious disease outbreaks past, present and future and how to be prepared for these outbreaks.

This conference will be valuable to public information officers, emergency preparedness directors, infection prevention directors and emergency department directors. The full event agenda and registration information will be available soon. Mark your calendar today and plan to attend this one-day event September 20 in Madison.

This story originally appeared in the April 14, 2017 edition of WHA Newsletter