Algona: Pandemics and Bio-Terrorism - Making Your Workplace Safe


For Immediate Release: October 8, 2010
Contact: Bob Becker
Telephone: (712) 262-1971 ext 126, Ext. 1015

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Pandemics and Bio-Terrorism – Making Your Workplace Safe

ALGONA, IOWA – The Kossuth County Employers’ Council (ECI) will be meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Iowa Lakes Community College, 2111 Hwy 169 N, Algona, Iowa 50511. All employers, human resource personnel, accounting, payroll, and other staff members are invited to attend. Featured speaker will be Lois Stillman, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Coordinator for Spencer Hospital Community Health Services. Lois will share ideas to help you protect your staff and workplace from pandemics and the threat of bio-terrorism.

Major topics discussed:


1. General practices to isolate and impede the spread of pandemics such as H1N1, Bird Flu, etc.
2. Recognizing the threat of bio-terrorism to your particular industry.
3. Disaster Plan you might wish to consider for the above situations.

Questions will be entertained by Lois Stillman.

All business owners, human resource professionals, personnel staff, attorneys, paralegals and payroll/accounting staff are invited to attend. There is no fee to attend but pre-registration is requested for planning purposes by Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, to Paula Seely, (515) 295-4602 or This program has been approved for 1.5 (General) recertification credit hours towards PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

The Kossuth County Employers’ Council is a local employer group supported by Iowa Workforce Development Region 3 and 4, and is part of the statewide Employers’ Council of Iowa system. This employers’ group addresses workforce issues, and provides both educational and networking opportunities for employers and human resource professionals. Contact Bob Becker at if you have questions about this training session or about the Kossuth County Employers’ Council.