Media and DPH (Georgia Department of Public Health): Communication Best Practices

3 modules

Course Length
6 mins

Quaneisha Robinson

19 Jul 2022



Training Overview:
This video provides an overview of joint information centers, crisis and emergency risk communication and working with a public information officer to communicate with the media. This training is intended for preparedness and response professionals in Georgia. This is a just-in-time training, and there are no prerequisites.

This training addresses Capability 6, Function 1 of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities: National Standards for State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Public Health:

  • identify stakeholders that should be incorporated into information flow and define information sharing needs.

The course contains one 6-minute video. Participants will need a broadband internet connection and computer speakers. For technical support, please contact For more information about hurricane response and recovery, visit the Georgia Hurricane Response Hub


About the Course Developers:
This course was developed by the Georgia Hurricane Response Hub at the Emory University Rollins Schools of Public Health in consultation with the Georgia Department of Public Health.  

Funding for this project has been provided to the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) through a Cooperative Agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC – NU1ROT000004-01-00). NNPHI is collaborating with Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health on this project. 


By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of a Joint Information Center
  • List the six principles of CERC (Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication)


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate of Completion_HRH

Communication Best Practices
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