494 avian flu ppt

494 avian flu ppt - Avian Flu and Cornell Hadar Koter,...

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Unformatted text preview: Avian Flu and Cornell Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Philosophy Statement Transparency Public safety #1 priority Making all information available as soon as possible Reduce risk when possible Build credibility and reputation Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Main Goals Proactive stance needed Have information available before it's Assure the public the flu is being tracked Network and collaborate with local efforts Provide a "go to" place for questions and concerns Be the primary source of accurate information, before the media Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Three of our audiences Parents/Guardians Oncampus, dorming students IPD/CUPD Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Parents and Guardians Stage 1 and 2 (no HTH; HTH found in the East) Objective INFORM HOW where plans can be found, contacts Bulletins on website, newspaper articles doesn't cry wolf; show's Cornell is monitoring the situation Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler WHY Parents and Guardians Stage 3 HTH spreading slightly Objective REASSURE HOW Why Hotlines opened for parents calling about medical or policy information Website updated as information is received Calm worried parents, build trust Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Stage 4 and 5 (HTH growing, Large HTH) Objective REASSURE/PREPARE Parents and Guardians HOW Explain plan and procedural policies WHY Pamphlets sent home with policy information, hotline phones added if necessary, bulletins on web site and in papers Calm worried parents, prepare them to expect child to evacuate when/if Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Stage 6 and 7 U.S. Cases; local cases Objective REASSURE/ALERT Parents and Guardians Keep them calm if child is still here, have an effective means to HOW reach their child; help them get their child home; assure parents that if there is any news on child's health condition other than stably healthy, will alert them WHY Phone/mailings/email to alert them to evacuation Parents most comfortable with child at home, communication vital to comfort Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Stage 8 Rebuilding Parents and Guardians Objective Restore confidence HOW Explain policies and class restoration WHY Mailing, phone, WEBSITE crucial, hotlines, emails etc Counseling at Cornell for the distressed or traumatized Students will be stressed and confused, need to reassure them, comfort them, restore faith Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler On-campus, dorming students Stage 1 and 2 (no HTH; HTH found in the East) Objective INFORM/EDUCATE HOW where plans can be found, contacts, encourage good hygiene Bulletins on website, newspaper articles, posters in bathrooms, dorm halls etc doesn't cry wolf; show's Cornell is monitoring the situation, always good to teach good hygiene Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler WHY On-campus, dorming students Stage 3 and 4 HTH spreading slightly; HTH growing Objective REASSURE/PREPARE HOW WHY Hotlines opened for parents are open for students as well Website updated as information is received, newspaper, dorm flyers offer further information Reassures students, dictates in dorm authority on the subject Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Stage 5 Large HTH On-campus, dorming students Explain plan and procedural policies; stress need to go home if U.S. case Objective PREPARE/MOBILIZE HOW Dorm meeting with RAs, pamphlets on what will happen when/if, possible jobs they may have to take on, when they would be sent home/what to do if they cannot return home WHY It is vital students are ready to pack up and go home if it's called for; safety, efficiency, parental desire etc Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Stage 6 U.S. Cases On-campus, dorming students RA meetings, RA checking to make sure all students sent home, those that cannot return go to appropriate housing, RAs check out with Cornell officials Help students maintain contact with family Objective BE READY/EVACUATE HOW Calling students houses to make sure their return is expected and happens WHY RAs will enforce the return of students, calling assure the student didn't just move off campus Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Stage 7 Local Cases On-campus, dorming students Objective COMFORT/CARE FOR HOW WHY Maintain contact with remaining students email, phone, top down communication Help to create self efficiency, separate infected and not Use every resource to its potential volunteers collected, educated on new positions, deviated efficiently Need every helping hand possible, need every person to be as healthy as possible Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Stage 8 Rebuilding On-campus, dorming students Objective Reassure/THANK HOW WHY Help students move back to old dorms, possibly get home to see family; counseling Events banquets Students are stressed and overwhelmed, relieved the ordeal is over, want to see loved ones Cheesy events may show the support of others who were with them Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Stage 1, 2, 3 and 4 (no HTH; HTH found in the East; HTH spreading slightly; HTH growing) Objective PREPARE HOW IPD/CUPD Reminders of upcoming meetings WHY Alerts whenever a change is discovered Meetings as to possible new job aspects 911 hotlines expanded in local area for distress calls Training sessions medical safety when dealing with ill, dealing with chaos etc Police are looking to for keeping order and safety, they also are authority which will help to clear students out Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Stage 5 Large HTH IPD/CUPD Objective MOBILIZE HOW Train and equip for dealing with ill people Deviating of exact postings for officers once evacuation/illness is upon the local area WHY Again, the authority and trust will make officers suitable to sustain order and cooperation Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Clearing out Collegetown Keeping order if chaos over overcrowding areas Both during evacuation and during pandemic Training on what to do if called to a possibly contaminated household IPD/CUPD Stage 6 U.S. Cases Objective Efficiently mobilize community HOW Perform assigned tasks Helping with evacuation traffic, parents Clear out Collegetown go door to door Keeping order in medical facilities Retaining order in the community Focusing on keeping as many people off the streets as possible WHY Chaos may ensue with evacuation, students may want to stay, families may be stockpiling and panicking, and an authority such as the police is necessary Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Stage 7 Local Cases IPD/CUPD Objective KEEP ORDER HOW Still keeping order in medical facilities Keep people off the streets Respond to distress calls Watch for any panic behavior Looting, crazes at stores etc [Be prepared to] Transport ill people WHY People may panic and cause danger to others, fear leads to chaos over medical facilities, medications, food stuffs etc Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler IPD/CUPD Stage 8 Rebuilding Objective Help community HOW Presence in community meetings Press Releases Contact info Counseling options WHY As trustworthy public servants, the community needs authority to turn to that has a large enough force that they can respond directly to each situation Hadar Koter, Lauren Rode, Johanna Slotnick, Nicole Wheeler Questions? 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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2008 for the course COMM 4940 taught by Professor Scherer,c. during the Fall '06 term at Cornell.

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