CDC Webinar on Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

On Tuesday, August 27, from 2-3 PM EDT, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a webinar on its “2019 Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities“. During an emergency, ensuring that these facilities have an adequate water supply to remain functional is critical and the Guide provides a step-by-step process for developing an emergency water supply plan. Detailed information on the webinar can be found below.

FoodSHIELD and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Webinar
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET 

If you are dialing into the meeting, conference line 1.866.687.4175

Attendee passcode6210397

To join the meeting, go to

Type in your full name and log in as guest user, even if you have a FoodSHIELD account

Dear Partners and Colleagues,

Please save the date for the next joint FoodSHIELD and WASH webinar on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET.  The agenda will include presentations on real life examples of the role of public health in emergency water supply planning, and an introduction to the 2019 Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide (EWSP) to help healthcare facilities prepare for, respond to, and recover from a water supply interruption: Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED).

You will receive an e-mail one week before the webinar with additional call-in information and a detailed agenda. This webinar will be recorded and made available at a later date for those who are unable to attend.

How to access the FTP site to download meeting files (will be available the morning of the webinar):

1. Go to your web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Safari) or your Microsoft Explorer browser (i.e. the same browser you open in Microsoft to navigate to files, C drive etc.)

2. In the top address box, type:

3. Press Enter

4. Download the PDFs that begin with the numbers 1-3. These are the webinar presentations.

5. Once you have copied the files to your hard drive, you can close out of the browser.