Mass Gatherings: Health Information Guide
Public Health for Mass Gatherings: Key Considerations (PDF, 5.2 MB)
World Health Organization
Provision of Emergency Medical Care for Crowds (PDF, 135 KB)
Emergency Medical Services Committee, American College of Emergency Physicians
Travel to Mass Gatherings: Yellow Book Chapter 8 Advising Travelers with Specific Needs
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
ASPR TRACIE Topic Collection: Crisis Standards of Care
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, US Department of Health and Human Services
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General Health-Related Information
- Injuries Reported by Selected Health Facilities During the Arbaeenia Mass Gathering at Babel Governorate, Iraq, 2014: Retrospective Records Analysis
- The Impact of Mass Gatherings on Emergency Department Patient Presentations with Communicable Diseases Related to Syndromic Indicators: An Integrative Review
Healthcare System Surge Capacity
Outbreaks and Communicable Diseases
Resources for the General Public
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