Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Community Meeting: Who gets lifesaving care in a disaster?

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During catastrophes like an earthquake or flu pandemic, hospitals will be overwhelmed with patients. Who should get priority? What is the fairest way of deciding who gets medical care when there isn't enough medical staff and equipment to help everyone?

Decisions this important shouldn’t be made by Public Health alone.

Talk with concerned community members and public health experts about the fairest way to decide who should get scarce, life-saving medical resources. Your input will guide policy decisions.


North King County
Shoreline Conference Center
Saturday, April 25, 9 am – 4 pm


South King County
Federal Way Community Center
Saturday, May 2, 9 am- 4 pm

All participants will receive $100 for their participation. Breakfast & lunch provided, too.

Register at: or call Alanna (206) 263-8725


Submitted by:
Hanna Kite
Public Health Preparedness
Public Health - Seattle & King County
(O) 206-263-8724
(F) 206-296-0629



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