Gateway to health communication & social marketing. Risk communication. Retrieved on August 1, 2016, from http://www.cdc.gov/healthcommunicationhisks/index.html For this Case Assignment, you will be using the CDC Risk Communication resource provided in your required readings section.
Step 1: Go to the website and, under Risk Communication, click on “Emergency Preparedness and Response.” Step 2: Read through the information on this page and then click on “Information on Specific Types of Emergencies.” Step 3: Next, browse through this information and click on “Recent Outbreaks and Incidents.” Step 4: Under “Select a Year,” click any from 2015 to the present. Step 5: Choose one of the recent outbreaks for your investigation. In your paper:
Identify the incident/outbreak you selected for which risk communication was essential. Describe the situation that occurred and provides some statistics to display the severity of the incident. What types of communication/procedures were used during this incident? Provide examples on the information that was disseminated and how it aided in resolving the situation.