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School EOPs In-Depth: Planning for Infectious Diseases

Unless explicitly named to relate to the COVID-19 pandemic, all resources were created prior and should be not assumed to apply the same to the COVID-19 response. For updated information related to COVID-19, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/.

Duration: 30 to 45 min.

Objective: This course has been designed to help you learn how to incorporate infectious disease planning into a school emergency operations plan (EOP). When you are finished with this course, you will be able to define and explain the purpose of the Infectious Disease Annex; identify the types of circumstances that lead to Infectious Disease Annex activation; explain the functions and recommended contents of an Infectious Disease Annex; explain the integration of infectious disease planning with relevant functional annexes; and understand how to revise and implement infectious disease planning, as aligned with steps 5 and 6 of the recommended six-step planning process.

  • Module 1–Welcome
  • Module 2–Get Started
  • Module 3–Develop and Execute
  • Module 4–Revise and Implement

Note: Please note that modules may take a while to load depending on your connection speed and signal. Modules must be completed in the order they appear. Once each course has been completed, you can flip through the previous modules and your accompanying notes. You will only be able to print a certificate after all modules are completed.

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