U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response
The Express: November 2022
ASPR TRACIE would like to wish our stakeholders a safe and healthy Thanksgiving. We appreciate all the work you do to keep your communities resilient.
This issue of The Express highlights the following resources:
Please also continue to access our Novel Coronavirus Resources page and our Monkeypox Resources page and reach out if you need technical assistance.
Pediatric Surge Resources Page
The Pediatric Surge webpage highlights resources identified or developed to help address the current response to the pediatric surge in viral respiratory illnesses impacting hospital capacity starting in the fall of 2022. Additionally, these new ASPR TRACIE tip sheets can help hospitals and regions address pediatric surge:
Infection Prevention and Control: Incorporating Lessons Learned in Managing Special Pathogens
Speakers from various healthcare facilities representing the National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC) shared how they have incorporated lessons learned in infection prevention and control from the COVID-19 pandemic in this webinar. Access our Infectious Disease Resource Page for related resources.
Healthcare Coalition Topic Collections
ASPR TRACIE recently updated our suite of healthcare coalition-specific Topic Collections:
Our Healthcare Coalitions Resources Page contains additional related resources; check it out today!
Disaster Available Supplies in Hospitals: Demonstration of the DASH Tool
This speaker series recording features ASPR TRACIE Senior Editor Dr. John Hick demonstrating the Disaster Available Supplies in Hospitals (DASH) Tool. DASH can help hospital emergency managers and supply chain staff estimate supplies that may need to be immediately available during various mass casualty incidents and infectious disease emergencies. This recording is part of our Healthcare System Preparedness Considerations speaker series.
Avian Influenza Quick Facts
This quick facts document provides healthcare providers and emergency planners with resource links to improve their readiness for potential human infections with avian influenza A viruses. Additionally, the Influenza Epidemic/ Pandemic Topic Collection now features an Avian Influenza section. Users should refer to the websites of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and the World Health Organization for the most up-to-date information.
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