CUPA-2023 Session Details

BRIDGING THE GAP: HEALTH EQUITY IN EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
03/23/2022    3pm - 5pm    1500 of 1500 seats available
I2-3/23   Emergency Response
Location   VIRTUAL PLATFORM
Credits      REHS: 2.0
   Objective
Participants will gain insight into health equity in vulnerable populations who are at higher risk of hazmat exposures during a disaster.
   Description
This course is a high-level overview of responder considerations to prevent and mitigate hazardous material contamination of air, water, food, housing and workplaces and their impacts to vulnerable populations. A panel presentation and discussion will use case studies to demonstrate the importance of including cultural awareness/sensitivity, and maintaining strong community relationships in the full lifecycle of emergency management.
   Speakers
Allison Wilder - CA Dept of Public Health
Ricardo Encarnacion - Monterey County EHD
Karen Riveles - Cal/EPA
Meredith Milet - CA Dept of Public Health
Eric Spring - CA Dept of Public Health
Rosemary Soto - Monterey County EHD
John-Ross Glueck - San Diego County DEH
Amy Harbert - San Diego County DEH

Moderator: Eric Spring
   Presentation