Biological Incident Annex

The Biological Incident Annex (BIA) outlines the actions, roles and responsibilities associated with response to a disease outbreak of known or unknown origin requiring State assistance.  Actions described in this annex take place with or without a declared emergency.  This annex applies only to incidents of State or National significance.

This annex outlines biological incident response actions including threat assessment notification procedures, laboratory testing, joint investigative/response procedures, management of the Strategic National Stockpile and activities related to recovery.  Specific, detailed information is maintained in the KDHE Internal Operating Procedures for a BIA activation.

View the Biological Incident Annex (DOC).