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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

Zika Preparedness: Lessons for the US Public Health System

In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, leaders from Washington State discuss what Zika preparedness means for the region's public health and emergency management systems.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basic science of Zika, and its likely impact in your area.
  • Be familiar with current CDC guidance for Zika.
  • Know how Foundational Public Health Services can help strengthen public health preparedness and response for communicable diseases.

Intended Audience

Local, state, and tribal public health practitioners; Leaders and managers in emergency preparedness and response


Jeffrey Duchin, MD, Health Officer of Public Health - Seattle & King County

Marie Flake, MPH, Special Projects, Foundational Public Health Services, Washington State Department of Health


Photograph of a mosquito biting a person's skin.
Air Date: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT
Emergency Preparedness & Disasters
Infectious Disease & Immunizations
1 hour
Hot Topics in Practice
Competency Domains: 
Analytical/Assessment Skills
Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills
Policy Development/Program Planning Skills
Public Health Sciences Skills