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Peer to Peer Network Series: Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Tuesday, 28 March, 2023

The Saint Louis University Heartland Center for Population Health and Community Systems presents a webinar in the Peer to Peer Network Series presented by the Heartland Centers at Saint Louis University, titled "Public Health Emergency Preparedness."

Emily Goodin is the Administrator for the Butler County Health Department in Poplar Bluff MO. Emily started at the health department in 2004 as a Health Educator / Emergency Response Planner, becoming the Administrator in April 2020. Emily has worked on several local emergencies: floods, H1N1, and, most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic.


• Discuss how local public health administrators work with community partners

• Describe how local public health administrators can plan for emergencies

• This program is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $35,569,951 with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS or the U.S. Government. The Heartland Center at Saint Louis University has received some of this funding from the Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care to expand efforts to address health disparities caused by COVID-19.

• This program is also supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31688, “Public Health Training Centers Program.”