Public Health Work Group

The Public Health Work Group coordinates regional planning efforts to ensure that our region is prepared to respond to large-scale health emergencies. Work Group projects include: the Emergency Toilet Project, the Infant Feeding in Emergencies project, and the Long-Term Healthcare Facilities project. 


Chair: Jack Nuttall, Washington County

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Cities Readiness Initiative

The Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) supports medical countermeasure distribution and dispensing (MCMDD) for all-hazards events, which includes the ability of jurisdictions to develop capabilities for "U.S. cities to response to a large-scale biological attack, with anthrax as the primary threat consideration."