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 under Specific Hazards, click on “Recent Outbreaks & Incidents.
Step 3: Under “Select a Year,” click on 2012
Step 4: Choose one of the recent outbreaks
In a 2- to 3-page paper:
1. Identify the incident/outbreak you chose from 2012 for which risk communication was essential.
2. Describe the situation that occurred and some statistics to display the severity of the incident.
3. What types of communication/procedures were used during this incident? Provide examples on the information that was disseminated and how it aided in the situation.