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COVID-19 Tabletop Exercise Participant Workbook

Published: 06 March 2020

ID: G00722197

Analyst(s): Enterprise Risk Management Research Team


Use this workbook to allow participants in tabletop exercises on COVID-19 to follow along with the presentation and record their actions and observations.


Tabletop exercises test the effectiveness of procedures and safeguards in place to respond to and recover from specific threats. This workbook allows participants in a tabletop exercise on COVID-19 to follow along and record observations as they proceed through the exercise.

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