Planning and Evaluating Emergency Response Exercises for a Local Public Health Agency


Full day training combining lecture and workshops geared at training local health departments and emergency response organizations on how to plan, organize, and implement exercises aimed at improving response to public health emergencies and natural or manmade disasters.


  1. Identifying Overarching Goals
  2. Choosing Exercise Type, Objectives and Scenario
  3. Selecting and Utilizing Structure Evaluation
  4. Conducting an Exercise
  5. Moving from Observation to Evaluation

These projects are supported under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Grant number 5U90TP000404-05. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.