EMERGENCY TERRORISM / DISASTER
To be used by law enforcement, fire service, EMS, hospitals, hazmat teams, and local public health agencies to report EMERGENCY terrorism/disaster incidents (biological, chemical, radiological, WMD, natural) that may require immediate notification of, or response by, the Iowa Department of Public Health.
The Health Alert Network (HAN) is a nationwide program to establish the communications, information, distance-learning, and organizational infrastructure for a new level of defense against health threats, including the possibility of bioterrorism. The HAN links state and local public health agencies, hospitals, laboratories, community health centers, community first-responders, and other federal, state, and local partners.
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