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Connecting the Dots between SNS and Collaborative Partnerships: The 12 Most Valuable Lessons Learned
Learn how your local health department can benefit from collaborative partnerships related to the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) with 12, easy-to-digest five minute videos. This presentation illuminates the "story behind the story" for 12 SNS-related collaborative efforts across the country in a fast-paced, thought-provoking format.
As an Ignite Presentation during the 2013 Public Health Preparedness Summit, this session was based on the Ignite and Pecha Kucha formats that are often used by the technology community to share ideas and pitches. Each presenter had five minutes and 20 slides to get their message across to the audience.More »
Tribal nations adhere to the core principles of having well integrated and coordinated preparedness, training, response, and recovery plans and programs in place both before and after disaster strikes, including the capacity and capability to receive and deliver lifesaving assets from the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) to their communities. To assist in these efforts, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed a "SNS Planning and Tribes" conference series for the 2011 SNS Summit held in Atlanta, July 25–28. As part of the summit, tribal representatives shared promising practices and discussed the challenges of planning for an incident in which SNS assets would be deployed with the CDC/Division of Strategic National Stockpile (DSNS) leadership. Click "more" to download the publication.
Resources Webpage Now Houses Reports, Tools, and Resources
To view reports and other resources and tools, visit the SNS-Resource webpage. This webpage contains information such as the Public Health Emergency Response Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Public Health Directors – Version 2.0, the Indian Health Resource SNS Guide, archived webinars, and more. More »
The SNS project has developed four practical references highlighting alternative methods of dispensing that are useful for local health departments that would like to utilize a similar model in their response plans. The highlights include background information, pros and cons of utilizing the model, and the costs and resources needed to implement the model. Click on the following links to read the highlight articles: