Exercise Benefits / Facts
The Florida Department of Health In Columbia County undertook an initiative to conduct an infectious disease awareness and control exercise entitled “Contagion Containment – An Infection Prevention Tabletop Exercise”.
This exercise served as an opportunity for health department management and staff to work through scenario information and injects dealing with three infectious disease outbreaks occurring within the county.
This exercise was comprised of the following three infectious disease scenario vignettes.
Vignette # 1 – Influenza Pandemic
Vignette # 2 – Ebola Threat
Vignette # 3 – Measles Outbreak
Infectious Disease Awareness Videos
Access a series of awareness videos to fully understand the the threat of various infectious diseases.
The Contagion Containment Exercise was conducted on May 16, 2016, in Lake City Florida.
This exercise is an example of the kind of exercises that comprise the nationwide Caduceus Shield Exercise Initiative. This initiative provides meaningful exercise opportunities for America’s health system.