Montgomery County, Maryland Advanced Practice Center APC Roadshow Orlando, FL July 2009
Who is the Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center?
Montgomery County, Maryland Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
Montgomery County, MD APC The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services serves a diverse semi-suburban population adjacent to the nations capital and is in close proximity to the NIH and other national health resources. Our focus includes public health emergency awareness and education, systems to dispense medicines and supplies, and vulnerable populations such as young children and senior residents.
Tools Known For… Plan to Be Safe Campaign-Plan 9 Computer Modeling Stay at Home Toolkit Vulnerable Populations Materials –Emergency Planning for Child Care Providers –Emergency Preparedness Checklist for Nursing Homes –Emergency Preparedness Curriculum for Latino Health Promoters Workforce Development –Training Non-Public Health Workers to Respond to Public Health Emergencies –Plan to Be Safe Training-staff training for PODS
Preparedness Priorities Pandemic Flu Preparedness-tools and resources to engage community partners Vulnerable Populations-strengthen through preparedness
Contact Information Rachel Abbey and Betsy Rebert Montgomeryapc@montgomerycountymd.gov All tools and resources mentioned in this presentation can be found at: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/apc Or NACCHO Toolbox at: www.naccho.org/toolbox