California Community Colleges
Sunday, May 24, 2015
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In the event of a fire, police, or medical emergency, call 911.

For more information regarding the Disaster Resistant California Community Colleges Project, please contact:

Peter Wright
Director of Emergency Preparedness

Phone: (805) 452-1075

1102 Q. Street, 4554
Sacramento, CA 95811

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Effective Media Communication during Public Health Emergencies. WHO Handbook and Field Guide.

Links to .pdfs:

The handbook describes a seven-step process to assist officials and others to communicate effectively through the media during emergencies.


The Field Guide is a shortened version of the Handbook. It highlights the practical aspects of the seven-step approach.

Field Guide

The chart shows the seven-step approach and provides easily recalled key information and advice.

Wall Chart

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Pandemic Prevention Video produced by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, Foothill-De Anza Community College, and ToucanEd.

The following video provides information about pandemic influenza and the actions you can take to prevent and slow its spread. This video outlines the key difference between pandemic influenza and seasonal influenza. Individuals should take the following steps to address pandemic flu:

  • vaccinate
  • stop the spread of germs
  • call a health care provider immediately if symptoms occur

Link to YouTube: Pandemic Prevention Video

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These models were developed by Kim Aufhauser (West Valley-Mission CCD), Linda Morin (Coast CCD), and Don Silverek (Santa Rosa Junior College) and are based on recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, the Department of Homeland Security and the Center for Domestic Preparedness course titled the Pandemic Influenza Planning, and Preparedness CDP 001-06. Link to documents:

Model Pandemic Influenza Plan
Model Trigger Activation Guide
Model H1N1 Influenza Table Top Exercise

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Produced by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and ToucanEd. This workshop was piloted in the Spring of 2009 at Skyline College and Cerritos College, designed for members of the California Community Colleges community that seek to become “trainers” and work in collaboration with local public health agencies and experts to launch or extend pandemic preparedness and awareness on campuses everywhere. Participants received a toolkit, that included a participant workbook and a template for developing College Continuity of Operations plans and scenarios that support campus planning.

Workshop objectives included:

  • Describe what influenza is and how it is spread
  • Explain why pandmeic influenza is a public health threat
  • Explain why H1N1 is a pandemic concern
  • Explain why avian flu is a serious concern
  • Identify steps to limit the spread of influenza during a pandemic
  • Summarize what individuals and families can do to prepare
  • Explain the role of the disaster service worker
  • Describe actions to support continuity of operations

Link to .pdf: Workshop PowerPoint presentation.

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The following resources were released by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

Link to websites:

CDPH website
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization

Link to .pdf:

How to Take Care of Someone

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