The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) is funding an in-person table top focusing on the Department’s response plan for avian influenza. The goal of the exercise is to test the state’s current low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) plan, then incorporate updates where needed. The concepts and methods for this series shall be based on Iowa’s existing avian influenza response plan (available by request by reaching out to IDALS). Other materials may be used as reference documents. ? USDA Veterinary Services Guidance o VS Guidance 8602.2 Response, communications, and Investigation of H5/H7 Avian Influenza in Domestic Poultry o VS Guidance 8603.2 Procedures for Indemnity and Compensation Claims in Cases of H5/H7 Low Pathogenicity Avian Influenza Infection in Poultry o Prevention and Control of H5 and H7 Avian Influenza in the Live Bird Marketing System, Uniform Standards for a State-Federal-Industry Cooperative Program ? USDA Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Response Plan: The Red Book ? USDA Veterinary Services National Training and Exercise Program Killer Strain Table Top Exercise materials (available by request by reaching out to IDALS).