A Coordinated Message Effective public information takes: Planning Training Teamwork Level heads
PIOs in Action Government Health care Utilities Education Fire districts Law enforcement Business
Joint Information Centers North Idaho College Kootenai Fire District CDA Public Library Idaho Transportation Dept. CDA School District Panhandle Health District Kootenai Health CDA police
Called to Action 2008 Shoshone County floods 2009 H1N1 Outbreak
Activating NIPIN ResponderEmergency Manager NIPIN PIO
Activating a JIC PIOs Go Kit += Joint Information Center
No PIO? No Problem NIPIN has 50+ ready to get the: Right information to the Right people at the Right time so they can make the Right decisions during an emergency.
Toll-Free Hotline MOU with Panhandle Health District for use in: Benewah County Bonner County Kootenai County Boundary County Shoshone County Hotline
Activating the Hotline Responder Emergency Manager Hotline PIO Hotline
866-528-3501 “You’ve reached North Idaho’s Emergency Information Hotline. The hotline will open for questions at 6 p.m. “A tanker truck crash has released hazardous chemicals into the air 10 miles south of Coeur d’Alene. People within five miles of U.S. Hwy. 95 from Cougar Bay to Worley should stay indoors with windows and doors closed and openings to outdoors blocked …”
Toll-Free in All Counties Benewah County Shoshone County Boundary County Bonner County Kootenai County
Boundary County Emergency Operations Plan Boundary County All Hazards Mitigation Plan Does your county plan include the Joint Information System Policy?
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Contact Information Cynthia Taggart, Panhandle Health District, 415-5108 Tina Wilson, Boundary Community Hospital, 267-3141 Donna Spier, City of Plummer, 686-1641 James Cleveland, Prichard/Murray Volunteer Fire Dept., 682-3952 Bob Howard, Bonner County Emergency Mgmt., 265-8867 Kootenai County Boundary County Benewah County Shoshone County Bonner County