What Do You Know About Health Department Operations Center? Trivia Quiz

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What do you know about health department operations center? These centers are set up so as to ensure that in times of emergency one knows the procedures to follow so as to keep themselves and those around you safe. How about you give it a try and see how skilled you are when an emergency take place around you and it will take time to get some help.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You’ve been asked to set up the Department Operation Center (DOC), where will you get the key to open the DOC supply closet?
    • A. 

      Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Office

    • B. 

      Deputy Director for Community Health

    • C. 

      Facilities Administrative Assistant

    • D. 

      Santa Barbara Clinic Manager

    • E. 

      General Services

  • 2. 
    During a power outage, a generator will provide power to
    • A. 

      County Emergency Operations Center

    • B. 

      Public Health Department Operations Center

    • C. 

      Santa Maria Clinic multipurpose room

    • D. 

      Carpinteria Clinic

    • E. 

      Lompoc Clinic

  • 3. 
    It’s 3 pm on a Saturday and you are at home with your husband and kids. Suddenly there is a jolting earthquake and you take cover with your kids under the dining table. After the shaking stops, your apartment seems to be OK, but then the power goes off and one hour later both your cell phone and home phone don’t seem to be working. Across the street, you see several homes with collapsed chimneys. As a PHD employee you should:
    • A. 

      Wait till your phone service returns and call your supervisor.

    • B. 

      Listen to your battery operated emergency radio or car radio to see if there are instructions for county employees.

    • C. 

      After securing your family’s safety, report to the nearest PHD facility.

  • 4. 
    All eight cities and the County of Santa Barbara operate their own Emergency Operations Centers (EOC).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Hospitals have their own emergency operations centers call Hospital Command Centers (HCC).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The County Emergency Operations Center is located at:
    • A. 

      The County Administrative Building in Santa Barbara

    • B. 

      City Hall in the City of Santa Maria

    • C. 

      County Fire administration conference room, Cathedral Oaks Road

    • D. 

      County Employee University, Camino del Remedio, Santa Barbara

  • 7. 
    According to the incident command system (ICS) used in response to a disaster, what are the sections of an operations center?
    • A. 

      Operations, Plans, Finance

    • B. 

      Operations, Plans, Shelter, Finance, Transportation

    • C. 

      Operations, Plans, Logistics, Command, Finance

  • 8. 
    All communications systems are down after an earthquake at 6 am on a Sunday. At 8:00 a.m., you, a supervising staff nurse, report to the Santa Maria Clinic. Your usual role in the Clinic's ICS structure is Logistics Section Chief. The only other Ph.D. employees that have reported are two medical assistants and one other staff member usually assigned to the DOC Transportation Branch. Injured members of the public are asking for assistance at the front door. According to the incident command system (ICS), you should:
    • A. 

      Take over as the incident commander until the actual incident commander arrives

    • B. 

      Take your role as the Logistics Section Chief and order resources.

    • C. 

      Wait until a more senior staff member arrives.

    • D. 

      Go to the nearest fire station.

  • 9. 
    In the incident command system (ICS) which section is responsible for a mass vaccination operation?
    • A. 

      Logistics

    • B. 

      Medical and Health

    • C. 

      Operations

    • D. 

      Safety Officer

    • E. 

      Disease Control and Prevention Section

  • 10. 
    In the incident command system (ICS) which section is responsible for tracking the number of deaths during an influenza pandemic?
    • A. 

      Logistics Section

    • B. 

      Medical and Health Branch

    • C. 

      Public Health Branch

    • D. 

      Plans Section

  • 11. 
    In the Public Health Department Operations Center (DOC), the Clinics Branch has requested N-95 masks, needles, and syringes from the Logistics Section Resource Branch. The Logistics Section informs the Clinic Branch that these are not available in the county. What is the next step in obtaining these items?
    • A. 

      Logistics Section Resource Branch will forward the request to the Regional Disaster Medical Health Coordinator (RDMHC) in Los Angeles.

    • B. 

      Logistics Section Resource Branch will forward the request to the Medical/Health Branch in the County Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

    • C. 

      Clinic Branch will forward the request to the public health department in either San Luis Obispo or Ventura County.

    • D. 

      Clinic Branch will forward the request to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the three primary concerns of the Medical Operations Branch during a wildfire evacuation?
    • A. 

      Placement of medically fragile evacuees from skilled nursing or other facilities in a similar type of facility.

    • B. 

      Identifying and evacuating medically fragile individuals to a designated triage location.

    • C. 

      Distributing N-95 masks to members of the public affected by smoke.

    • D. 

      Contacting facilities in evacuation warning zones with medically fragile clients to determine their evacuation plan.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the two primary concerns of the Public Health Branch during and immediately after wildfire evacuation?
    • A. 

      Determine the need to set up a medical shelter for medically fragile individuals being evacuated.

    • B. 

      Provide first aid and meals in the general population shelter.

    • C. 

      Conduct public health nursing assessments of general population shelters to determine health needs of evacuees and identify communicable diseases.

  • 14. 
    The responsibility to set up general population shelters after an evacuation due to a wildfire belongs to:
    • A. 

      American Red Cross and Social Services

    • B. 

      Salvation Army

    • C. 

      American Red Cross

    • D. 

      Social Services

    • E. 

      Public Health Department

  • 15. 
    Depending upon the size and type of incident or event, it may be necessary for the Incident Commander to designate personnel to provide public information, safety, and liaison services for the entire organization. In ICS, these personnel make up the:
    • A. 

      Deputy Staff

    • B. 

      Director Staff

    • C. 

      Command Staff

    • D. 

      General Staff

  • 16. 
    Which General Staff position is responsible for directing staff to prepare the  Incident Action Plan, collect and evaluate information, maintain resource status boards, and document financial and other records?
    • A. 

      Finance/Administration Section Chief

    • B. 

      Logistics Section Chief

    • C. 

      Operations Section Chief

    • D. 

      Planning Section Chief

  • 17. 
    Every incident must have a verbal or written Incident Action Plan. The purpose of this plan is to provide all incident supervisory personnel with direction for:
    • A. 

      Monitoring the number of resources that report to any one supervisor.

    • B. 

      Taking actions based on the objectives identified in the plan during the operational period.

    • C. 

      Maintaining documentation and tracking resources assigned to the incident.

    • D. 

      Obtaining and maintaining essential personnel, equipment, and supplies.

  • 18. 
    The Public Health Department Director is:
    • A. 

      Responsible for coordinating with other agencies through their Liaison Officer.

    • B. 

      Responsible for managing the incident along side the Incident Commander.

    • C. 

      Responsible for establishing overall priorities and delegating authority to the Director of the Department Operation Center (DOC)

    • D. 

      Responsible for overseeing the Staging Area.

  • 19. 
    The Operations Briefing is conducted by the Plans Section Chief and its Situation Status Planning Unit and:
    • A. 

      Presents the Incident Action Plan (IAP) for the upcoming period to supervisory personnel

    • B. 

      Provides an orientation for the Medical Reserve Corps at the beginning of their assignments.

    • C. 

      Sets forth the specific tasks, reporting relationships, and expectations for support staff.

    • D. 

      Helps keep the public and media informed about the incident status and operational accomplishments.

  • 20. 
    During a disaster, if no landline or cell phone or email is functioning, which of the following could the Santa Maria Clinic use to communicate with the Public Health Department Operation Center? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      800 mHz Radio

    • B. 

      A runner

    • C. 

      Carrier Pigeon

    • D. 

      Amatuer Radio Emergency Services (ARES)

    • E. 

      Video Conferencing

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