Training

Training and Education


Training and education play a vital role in preparing for public health emergencies and disasters. By continuously planning and preparing for potential events, we can improve our ability to respond effectively. Some of our training and education activities include practicing the CDH Emergency Response Plan (ERP), collaborating with regional partners, and participating in community outreach.

CDH’s Public Health Preparedness Program utilizes training resources from several expert organizations to enhance our ability to respond. Examples of these agencies include:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Idaho State University – Institute of Emergency Management (IEM)
  • Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP)

Additional Resources

  • Idaho State University Institute of Emergency Management
    The purpose of the Institute is to offer workshops, courses, certificates, and degrees to meet the professional and career development needs of Idahoans employed in, or planning a career in Emergency Management.
  • Federal Emergency Management | Emergency Management Institute
    FEMA provides many programs, courses, and materials to support emergency preparedness and response for emergency personnel, as well as the general public.

Contacts


Public Health Preparedness

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.