Message Templates

Sample key messages for local public health agencies (LPHAs)
Checklist: First 48 hours
Emergency risk communication: Immediate checklist
Template for prescripted, immediate response to media inquiries
Template for press statement
Message development worksheet
Media inquiry tracking form
News conference/briefing tracking form
Tips for interviewing
77 Questions commonly asked by journalists during crisis
Differences between a Public Information Officer and a Spokesperson
Roles and Responsibilities in a Joint Information Center