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Training Materials

Local health departments may use the Toolkit training materials to train staff on their own infectious disease emergency response plans. All of the training materials are modifiable and provide recommendations for making them health department-specific.

Staff Training Presentation

  • The Staff Training Presentation is a modifiable PowerPoint document that briefly reviews Incident Command System principles, plan activation criteria, Plan functions, and responder requirements.
  • The Staff Training Presentation Facilitator Guide accompanies the Staff Training Presentation and provides a quick-reference presentation outline, including training time recommendations and a slide-by-slide script for the Staff Training Presentation.
  • Download the handouts you'll need to conduct the Staff Training Presentation!

Tabletop Exercise

  • The Tabletop Exercise is a modifiable PowerPoint presentation that involves a 48-hour unknown gastrointestinal disease outbreak that allows staff to practice using your health department's infectious disease emergency response plan.
  • The Tabletop Exercise Facilitator Guide provides guidance on how to conduct the Tabletop Exercise.  
  • Download the handouts you'll need to conduct the Tabletop Exercise!

Training Videos

Learn more about the training materials in the IDER Toolkit by watching the video below.


IDER Toolkit Training Materials Video


View all training videos about the IDER Plan and Toolkit.

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The San Francisco Bay Area Advanced Practice Center represents a partnership between the San Francisco Department of Public Health and the UC Berkeley Center for Infectious Diseases and Emergency Readiness.  This program is funded by the National Association of County and City Health Officials in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.