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Flu at the Zoo II

Flu at the Zoo II

This exercise was developed based upon the Improvement Plan from Flu at the Zoo I, using a 2-part approach to address gaps noted in that tabletop exercise to further prepare the zoological community for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza. Flu at the Zoo II was delivered as a ‘virtual’ tabletop exercise.

Note: participating zoological professionals were given Incident Command System training before the exercise.

Flu at the Zoo I and II were tabletop exercises, designed to promote collaboration and understanding between the zoological industries, local, state, and federal government in matters of all-hazards preparedness and response. 

Documentation from these Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) compliant exercises have been included below and may be used and adapted for individual facility use.   

Click here to read more about the history of Flu at the Zoo

Note: If you wish to conduct your own ‘Flu at the Zoo’ HSEEP compliant exercise with your local stakeholders, it is advisable that you work with someone familiar with the process to adapt these documents to your specific needs.These documents are the final versions based upon the original 2012 and 2013 exercises.