Bioterrorism and Infectious Disease Preparedness Project

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Investigator: George W. Rutherford, MD
Sponsor: University of California Berkeley

Location(s): United States

Description

The City of Berkeley coordinates with Alameda County on public health preparedness and response to infectious disease outbreaks and other public health emergencies. UCSF collaborates to improve their disaster preparedness knowledge and skills in areas such as: the National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command, mass prophylaxis/vaccination, decontamination, proper use of personal protective equipment, and use of emergency communication devices.