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Incident Command System (ICS) Activation Checklist


This checklist is used by the Milwaukee/Waukesha Consortium for Emergency Public Health Preparedness to outline the specific actions for activating the incident command system (ICS) in an all-hazards response and when those actions must occur.  

This document was used as evidence for Goal 1 of a Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) application and can be used as an example by  

Primary Toolkit:

PPHR Toolkit

Keyword Area:

All-Hazards, Incident Command System, Project Public Health Ready


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Institutional Author:

Milwaukee/Waukesha County Consortium for Emergency Public Health Preparedness, WI




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