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Michigan Public Health Training Center On-Demand Webcasts

Disaster Response: Addressing Special-Needs Services after Hurricane Sandy – This on-demand webcast discusses key public health concepts and challenges in disaster response for vulnerable populations illustrated by public health responses following Hurricane Sandy. Ms. Margaret Riggs, U.S. Public Health Service, and Dr. Jevon McFadden, stationed at the Michigan Department of Community Health, characterize the needs of special-needs shelter patients and identify challenges in infection control, patient triage, and psychosocial needs within this setting.