Author archive for CDPH Team

  • Preparation and Planning for Chemical Emergencies

    A chemical emergency occurs when a hazardous chemical has been released and the release has the potential for harming people’s…

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  • Mass Casualty Events

    Although terrorists use a variety of methods to inflict harm and create fear, bombs are used most frequently. According to…

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  • Stay Connected

    Tools for the Media and Public Health Communicators Public Service Announcements for Disasters Communicating in the First Hours Crisis &…

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  • Healthcare Preparedness Capabilities

    The Healthcare Preparedness Capabilities: National Guidance for Healthcare System Preparedness will help state, local, Healthcare Coalition, and ESF #8 planners identify gaps…

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  • The Healthcare Coalition in Emergency Response and Recovery

    MSCC:  The Healthcare Coalition in Emergency Response and Recovery provides guidance to healthcare planners on how to develop, implement, and maintain…

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  • Medical Surge Capacity and Capability Handbook

    The Medical Surge Capacity and Capability (MSCC) Handbook describes a systematic approach for managing the medical and public health response to an…

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  • Checklist for Pandemic Planning

    In conjunction with other tools, the Healthcare Coalition Checklist for Pandemic Planning can help a Healthcare Coalition expand its pandemic…

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  • NIMS Implementation

    Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)-5, “Management of Domestic Incidents”, called for the establishment of a single, comprehensive national incident management…

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  • Healthcare COOP and Recovery Planning

    The Healthcare COOP & Recovery Planning document describes the concepts, principles, templates and resources available to assist non-federal healthcare entities…

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