Training Overview

Participants from across North Carolina attended a half-day, in-person training on crisis communications. This session used classroom instruction and small-group work to start leaders on the process of thinking through the importance of planning for and implementing communications strategies that allow for internal collaboration and maximize transparency with residents during a crisis.

A training agenda is available for download.

Date and Location

This training was a pre-conference event at the North Carolina Public Health Leaders Conference on Wednesday, March 15 at 1-5 p.m.

The location was the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley, Salon E, in Raleigh, N.C.


This session was open to all local health department staff in North Carolina and all N.C. Division of Public Health staff.

Cost and Sponsors

The registration fee for this in-person training was $35.

This training was supported through a contract to the North Carolina Institute for Public Health from the North Carolina Division of Public Health as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Public Health Workforce Development Initiative investment in North Carolina’s public health workforce.

Logo for the NC Institute for Public Health Logo for the NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health


This event has passed, and registration is closed. Session attendance was limited to 40 participants.


Matt Dole
Communications Consultant, Communications Counsel, Inc.

Matt Dole has more than 15 years’ experience as a communications and media consultant. For his full biography, see Communications Counsel, Inc.

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