Continuity of Operations

Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning


Also referred to as Business Continuity Planning, COOP Planning attempts to mitigate the lasting impact and interruption to business practice resulting from a catastrophic event or disaster, including flood, earthquake, and pandemic influenza. Developed in the 1980’s, COOP planning stems from a national security mission to ensure the survivability and sustainability of the United States against a potential catastrophic event that may have long-term effects.

While many Federal and State agencies are focused on developing plans for Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Continuity of Government (COG), Central District Health would like to encourage our local business partners to address their own COOP processes to ensure their ability to continue to provide goods and services to our communities in disaster situations. On the right are some suggested sources of information to aid in this process.

Intro to COOP Planning for Pandemic Flu

IS 520: Introduction to Continuity of Operations Planning for Pandemic Influenzas Course

This course introduces students to the characteristics of a pandemic influenza, the effects that a pandemic influenza can have on every facet of our society, and the steps their organizations can take to minimize the effects of a pandemic.

Take this online course by at the FEMA website.

Resources

View online webcasts to learn more about COOP planning:

*Requires either Real Player or Windows Media Player to view webcast.

 

*May require iLinc to play. Click on webcast link for more information.

 

*May require iLinc to play. Click on webcast link for more information.

upcoming events



AUG 32-5pm
SCHOOL SPORTS PHYSICALS

Riverglen Jr. High School, 6801 N. Gary Ln., Boise | By appointment. Learn More

AUG 98am-5pm
SERV-SAFE FOOD SAFETY TRAINING

707 N. Armstrong Pl, Boise | Registration and pre-payment are required. Learn More

AUG 20 8:30 am
BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING

The next Board of Health meeting will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021 at 707 N. Armstrong Pl, Boise. The Board Meeting schedule is posted inside CDH Headquarters and on the Board Meetings page, HERE. View past meetings via YouTube.