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  • Approximately 1 hour

  • 1 Module

Risk Communication: Working with the Media


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This training orients public health department professionals on risk communication, focusing on working with the media in crisis situations. It provides essential knowledge and tools needed to effectively communicate and interface with the public, media, and community partners during a public health emergency.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the role of the media in risk communication.
  2. Describe the role of a public information officer.
  3. Outline steps for working with the media in crisis situations.


  • Administrators/managers
  • Communication specialists
  • Planners
  • Rural public health professionals
  • State or local health workers

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