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Addressing the Smallpox Threat

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Slide Presentation by Edward J. Gabriel

On March 3, 2003, Edward J. Gabriel made a presentation in the Web-Assisted Audioconference entitled Addressing the Smallpox Threat: Issues, Strategies, and Tools.

The is the text version of Mr. Gabriel's slide presentation. Select to access the PowerPoint® slides (7.8 MB).

Preparedness Issues for the Local Level

Edward J. Gabriel, M.P.A., A.E.M.T.-P.
Deputy Commissioner for Preparedness
Office of Emergency Management
City of New York

Slide 1

Incident Management System & Decision Making

Understanding of how the system coordinates multi-agency responses to field and non-field emergencies.

Text is accompanied by three photos, each depicting collapsed building.

Slide 2

Traditional Field Emergency Response Community

Slide contains two photographs. The first is of two FDNY members rescuing a male, and the second is of a group of Fire Department personnel at the scene of an emergency.

Slide 3

Health Care System & Emergency Provider Protections

MD's, RNs, EMS, Firefighters, Police, Officers, etc.

Text is accompanied by a photo of emergency response team members wheeling a male emergency victim on a gurney.

Slide 4

Coordination of Local Agencies: Public Health, Hospitals & Emergency Responders

Slide contains a photo of a local emergency headquarters facility.

Slide 5

Getting Out the Message!

Slide contains a photo of an empty podium, used for press briefings.

Current as of July 2003

Internet Citation:

Preparedness Issues for the Local Level. Text Version of a Slide Presentation at a Web-assisted Audioconference. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.

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