Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , COVID-19 , Governance & Risk Management

COVID-19: Stages of Re-Entry Planning

Pandemic Expert Regina Phelps on How to Strategize for Life After Quarantine
Regina Phelps, founder, Emergency Management & Safety Solutions

As politicians and protesters argue about the merits and timing of emerging from COVID-19 quarantine, crisis management expert Regina Phelps lays out a 10-step re-entry plan. Her word of counsel: “Caution.”

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"The pandemic is the planner, and we're going to have to learn to dance with it," says Phelps, founder of Emergency Management & Safety Solutions.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Phelps discusses:

  • How to interpret the latest pandemic statistics;
  • Recommended stages of re-entry planning;
  • Potential long-term impacts – including a second wave - of COVID-19.

Phelps, RN, BSN, MPA, CEM, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of emergency management and continuity planning. Since 1982, she has provided consultation and speaking services to clients on four continents. She is founder of Emergency Management & Safety Solutions, a consulting company specializing in emergency management, continuity planning and safety. Among the company's clients are McAfee, IMF, Microsoft, American Express, Northern Trust, VISA, Triton Container, Intuit, Stanford University, Caltech Institute, JPL, Merck, MasterCard and the World Bank.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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