A Program for Local Health Departments to Adapt and Implement Evidence-Based Emergency Preparedness Programs

Published in: American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), Volume 108, No. S5, pages S693-S398 (2018). doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304535

Posted on RAND.org on December 19, 2018

by David Eisenman, Rachel M. Adams, Cathy M. Lang, Michael Prelip, Alina Dorian, Joie D. Acosta, Deborah C. Glik, Matthew Chinman

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The goal of this project was to enhance the capacity of local health departments to translate and implement evidence-based programs in emergency preparedness by using the Getting To Outcomes approach. Our evaluation determined that local health department staff reported improved capacities. A "Getting To Outcomes Guide for Community Emergency Preparedness" guidebook was produced and is available online.

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