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  • Terrorism Agent Information and Treatment Guidelines

    INTRODUCTION Terrorism has become an undeniable reality in the United States today. In addition to conventional weapons, there is increasing…

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  • A discussion group around a table

    Submit your case study or best practice

    Do you have a best practice or real world case study that could help others be more prepared?  If so…

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  • Statewide Medical and Health Exercise Program

    The Statewide Medical and Health Exercise Program is a focused effort among partners in the Public Health and Medical Services…

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  • People in line checking in at a family information center

    Family Information Center Planning Guide for Healthcare Entities

    The purpose of the Family Information Center (FIC) Planning Guide for Healthcare Entities is to support healthcare partners in the…

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  • The Ebola Fighters: The Ones Who Answered the Call

    TIME December 2014 – On the outskirts of Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, on grassy land among palm trees and tropical…

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  • Disaster Planning Conference Fortifies Hospital Preparedness

    More than 800 people — including hospital staff, local, state and federal officials – gathered in Sacramento to strengthen hospital…

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  • 2014 Drought

    California is experiencing the driest year in recorded state history and is facing significant water shortfalls. The state will be…

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  • 2014 California Statewide Medical and Health Training and Exercise Program

    PURPOSE This year’s 2014 Statewide Medical and Health Exercise marks the first of a three-year series of California Statewide Exercises,…

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  • Recovery

    A critical part of handling any serious emergency situation is in the management of the Disaster Recovery Phase. By definition,…

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  • CDPH Business Continuity Webinar For Hospital Executives

    In a major disaster, does your hospital have a plan to continue operations and maintain services to support your patients,…

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