Volume 22, Number 2
Four years later—and after Katrina: Are we prepared yet?
The authors report on the results of two bioterrorism preparedness surveys (2002 and 2004) of local Montana health agencies.
Dispensing in a Suburban County: Lessons in a Full-Scale
Justin Denny, Eric Aakko, Robin Holm, and John Wiesman
A multi-county exercise in Washington offers a taste of the challenges in responding to a large-scale emergency.
Longest Mile: Preparing for Disasters on the Interstates of the West
Virginia Conley and Connie Diaz Swearingen
The authors review the potential problems for public health response along major interstate highways in Wyoming.
and Response Across International Borders
Jo Hofmann and Wayne Turnberg
Hospitals Respond to Disasters: Emergency Communications Networks
Samuel A. Warren, Duane Mariotti, Anne Newcombe, Chris Martin, and Michael K. Copass
The authors review the communications networks that must be in place in hospital emergency departments in order to respond to a disaster.
Health Command: Strengthening Public Health Response in Montana
Ellen Wangsmo, Kathryn Woodward, and Doug Moore
A Montana public health department collaborates in emergency planning and response.
Preparedness on University Campuses
Uwe Reischl, Vincent Serio, Conrad Colby, and Komal Mehrotra
University campuses must become players in preparedness planning and response.
Rural Readiness Depends on
Teamwork: Regional Partners Help Each Other Stay Prepared
Judith Yarrow and Jennifer H. Lee
Rural health departments in Washington amplified their preparedness capacity by partnering in planning and response.
Northwest Region at a Glance: Preparedness Scorecard and Spending
In the News: NW States Receive Public Health Ready Recognition
Complete Fall 2005 Issue 28-page, low-resolution PDF [843 KB]