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Guidance for airlines on reporting onboard deaths or illnesses to CDC
  • Published Date:
    10/2/14
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 2.76 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Global Migration and Quarantine.
  • Series:
    Airlines : CDC’s public health partner
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Presentation notes: Guidance for airlines on reporting onboard deaths or illnesses to CDC : notes from PowerPoint slides.

    Goal: To improve the air crew’s ability to recognize and report all onboard deaths and certain illnesses to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

    After reviewing these materials, you will be able to:

    1. Recognize situations in which airlines are required by U.S. regulations to report to CDC, and others that CDC requests be reported.

    2. Use reporting tools from CDC’s website to help recognize and report ill travelers and onboard deaths.

    3. Identify two options pilots have for notifying CDC of ill travelers and onboard deaths.

    4. Apply the RING (Recognize, Isolate, Notify, Give Support) steps to recognize and notify CDC of certain ill travelers and onboard deaths.

  • Supporting Files:
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