The tools in this section will help you communicate during an outbreak of tularemia whether occurring naturally or intentionally.
Coordinate all media contact with your assigned public information staff and follow your agency's emergency communications procedures.
News Releases. These news release templates contain areas to customize with information about:
- your location,
- details about the specific situation,
- locations of medication or treatment centers,
- updated case and fatality numbers,
- quotes from local officials or
- your contact information.
Important note: These are samples only. Do not use without updating for your specific agency. Some of these templates contain information about symptoms; check with your health officer or medical director to make sure they are accurate for the real-time situation.
News Release: Tularemia confirmed
This news release template was designed to be used when tularemia has been confirmed.
News Rlease: Medication centers established
This news release template was designed to announce the establishment of medication centers that will distribute medication or vaccines or provide treatment.
News Release: Case/fatality update
This news release template was designed to be used each time the number of confirmed cases and number of fatalities is updated.
New Release: Additional medication centers
This news release template was designed to be used when additional medication centers are opened.
Fact sheets and talking points.