Public Health and Emergency Communication Planning Session

A Public Health and Emergency Communication Planning Session

As a leader in your community, you are invited to participate in a session on May 28, 2013 to help develop a working and meaningful communication plan for public health and emergency information.  This event is hosted by the County of San Diego, Health and Human Services Agency and Office of Emergency Services, and San Diego State University.  Eight language communities have been invited to the session. Translation and interpretation will be available in Spanish, Arabic, Tagalog, Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, Karen, and Somali.

What is it all about?

Effective communication is vital to the well-being of our families, neighborhoods and communities.  In order to prevent disease and injury, and promote health and safety, we need your input!  We hope you will join us on May 28thBreakfast and lunch will be provided.

During the meeting you will:

  • Provide insight into unique issues, barriers, and best practices for ensuring efficient communication of important, timely information to your community during a public health emergency.
  • Hear about other efforts around the U.S. to improve public health and emergency communication among communities with language and cultural barriers.
  • Have the opportunity to form part of a community network that can help disseminate information during a public health emergency.

Bring a client to attend with you (non-English speaking preferred)!

Where: Parma, Payne, Goodall Alumni Center, San Diego State University
(Free parking will be provided and directions will be forwarded after you RSVP.)

When: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

RSVP: Please email your registration form (and include your client’s information) to Justine Kozo: at or RSVP online at More information and the agenda will be posted on the website shortly.

*Download the RSVP Form here: Emergency Preparedness RSVP FORM


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