2014 National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Preparedness Summit Poster Submissions

The Massachusetts Medical Society working with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management, submitted two abstracts that were accepted as posters for the 2014 NACCHO Preparedness Summit in Atlanta, GA.

 Enhancing Readiness and Resiliency through Collaborative Preparedness Education (.pdf, 1 page), depicts the development of the annual preparedness educational program; its evolution to expand the number and type of preparedness partners who collaborate on the event, and the increased use of social media for program promotion and feedback.

 Harnessing Partnership and Social Media to Develop and Promote a Statewide Preparedness Month Campaign (.pdf, 1 page) examines the recent DPH Preparedness Month campaign, Together We’re Ready, and how harnessing existing relationships and social media platforms can enhance community preparedness and response capability.

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