Stunting the Surge: What Leaders Need to Know for 2022 Pandemic Planning

In this webinar, senior Administration officials provide the latest updates on COVID-19’s Omicron variant and discuss planning considerations for local and state leaders as they prepare their communities for 2022 and the next phase of the Nation’s pandemic response. Tune in as we explore what is next for public health, homeland security, emergency management, and public safety. Read an overview of the session.

Webinar held Tuesday, January 25th

Recorded Webinar:


Admiral Rachel L. Levine, MD
Assistant Secretary for Health,
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Barbara Mahon, MD, MPH
COVID-19 Emergency Response Incident Manager
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dawn O’Connell
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

James Blumenstock, Moderator
Public Health Subject Matter Expert, CHDS
Former Senior Vice President, Pandemic Response and Recovery, ASTHO

Referenced Materials:

This webinar is held in partnership with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), Big City Emergency Managers (BCEM), Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council (GHSAC), International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), National Emergency Management Association (NEMA), National Governors Association (NGA), Naval Postgraduate School Foundation & Alumni Association, Correctional Leaders Association (CLA), and the CHDS Alumni Association.

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