This one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, reviews a unique community partnership for addressing the COVID-19 response.

Learning Objectives

  • Consider the benefits and challenges of forming and working with a public-private-community leadership group in a rapidly evolving public health crisis.
  • Identify practical mechanisms to maximize timely two-way information sharing and feedback with community partners.
  • Review strategies for centering equity and those at higher risk of experiencing the serious health and economic impacts of a pandemic.

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; emergency preparedness specialists


Janna Wilson, MA, COVID-19 Community Mitigation Response Team, Public Health—Seattle & King County

Discussion Questions

  1. What are strategies for cultivating a mutually beneficial role of a community advisory group in the context of an incident command structure?
  2. How might the roles and focus of an advisory group shift over time in response to different phases of a pandemic and its aftermath?

Slides and Resources

Air Date: 
Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT
Emergency Preparedness & Disasters
1 hour
Hot Topics in Practice
Competency Domains: 
Community Dimensions of Practice Skills