Pandemic Planning: Avoiding the Last Minute Panic
The news cycle is filled with stories of the Coronavirus, with most warning of the potential spread of the disease. The news stories create a focus on the event, raising some sense of concern in the minds of the public, and rightfully so. There is no notable panic at this time, and public health officials will do what they can to prevent any in the future. But, what of everyone else in the public sector? What should public administrators do now to avoid panic within the organization later?