Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Influenza Outbreaks in Residential Care Facilities for Public Health Units in Australia
4.2 Outbreak Investigation and Management Team
The OIMT will direct and oversee the management of all aspects of the influenza outbreak.
4.2.1. The teamThe investigation team may include:
The team’s configuration is to be decided at the local level and will depend on available expertise.
Members of the OIMT should be nominated to take on responsibility for coordination of all activities required to investigate and contain the outbreak, as well as communication with the media liaison officer, the laboratory, and other external parties.