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Commanding Communications Tabletop Exercise

Exercise Overview

Exercise Benefits / Facts
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The purpose of this series of exercises is to provide an opportunity for response agencies and organizations to work together to use various social media networks and mass notification systems to provide timely, concise and meaningful emergency / disaster information to the general public.

During the exercise participants will have the opportunity to identify strengths and areas needing improvement regarding the use and coordination of mass notification systems and social media networks.

Exercises

The Commanding Communications Exercise series is comprised to two distinct exercises. 

Emergency Management Exercise

This exercise focuses on the social media and mass notification needs of emergency management / response agencies and organizations and is comprised of the following four exercise scenario vignettes.

  • Active Shooter
  • Earthquake
  • Flood
  • Hurricane

Public Health Exercise

This exercise focuses on the social media and mass notification needs of public health agencies and organizations and is comprised of the following four exercise scenario vignettes.

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) / West Nile Virus
  • Extreme Heat
  • Severe Flu Season / Vaccinations
  • Foodborne Illness 

Exercise Participation Information

Your agency or organization can participate in this exercise for $600.
 
For information about participating in one of Commanding Communications Exercises please complete an Information Request Form. Upon completing the form you will be contacted and provided with additional information.

Exercise Date Exercise Time Scenario Exercise
Registration 
Location / Participation *
Individual participant registration CLOSES at 12:00PM ET on the day prior to the exercise
Call 850-241-3565 to schedule this exercise 9:00AM – 4:00PM ET
Participation Information
Emergency Management Registration will open once the exercise is scheduled From a conference room or similar location via the ONX System as part of your organization’s Incident Management Team
Call 850-241-3565 to schedule this exercise 9:00AM – 4:00PM ET
Participation Information
Public Health Registration will open once the exercise is scheduled
* Everyone who will be participating in the exercise must register for the following reasons:
  1. Prior to the exercise important Read Ahead materials will be e-mailed to all registered participants. These materials are important to ensure your participation in the exercise is successful.
  2. At the end of the exercise only registered participants will be able to complete and submit their individual exercise evaluation (Hotwash).
  3. Only registered participants will be able to access and print their Certificate of Participation once they have submitted their individual exercise evaluation.