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Pandemic Preparedness

Resources to Prepare Businesses for a Pandemic

Designed for Land Grant University specialists, Cooperative Extension Service educators and/or volunteers located in counties around the United States.

Intended for people interested in helping small- and medium-sized businesses survive a potential pandemic.

Through this course participants will:

  • develop a basic understanding of pandemic preparedness and the importance of business planning:
  • uncover the significance of communicating regularly with employees before, during and after a pandemic; and
  • understand how businesses can help employees deal with a severe pandemic.

Course Basics

Target Audience: Business owners, managers, employees
Delivery Method: Classroom style
Cost: EDEN does not charge for use of these materials.Cost will depend on the local cost of meeting space (if offered in a classroom setting) and printing handouts.
Course Length: Two hours
University Credit: No
Other Credit: Instructor's Guide, PowerPoint Presentation, and Course Outline

Extension advisors, agents, educators, specialists, and staff with local, state and federal USDA agencies can benefit from this online course. If you have the ability to do so, EDEN encourages you to let these individuals know about this easily accessible course.

Access materials to help you announce the availability of this course to others

Access the Course Materials

If you have questions, please contact Steve Cain or call 765-494-8410

Ready Business - Business Preparedness Planning for Any Disaster


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