“Disease Control” Please respond to the following:

  • From the first e-Activity, compare your state public health agency to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service (DHHS) in relation to each agency’s approach to disease management. Examine the role that each public health agency would play in the event of a disease outbreak. Provide two (2) examples to support your response.
  • From the second e-Activity, analyze two to three (2-3) strategies that your state public health agency would employ in response to a pandemic event. From modifications made to policies in the last five years, infer the related lessons that have been learned. Support your rationale with specific examples of these strategic modifications.

E-Activities:

Use the Internet to research the National Vaccine Plan on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Website, located at http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/vacc_plan/. Then use the Internet to research your state public health agency’s current immunization initiatives. Be prepared to discuss.

  • Use the Internet to research your state public health agency’s response to a pandemic event. Be prepared to discuss.