Each year our facilities are faced with emergency challenges including fire, generator failure, power outages and more. This section will help you better prepare for, or recover from, a disaster. You will find an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) Template; guidance on requesting or responding to a HAN drill; information on working with HC Standard; links to helpful tools and training opportunities; and there is City, County, and State contact information for building strong relationships with emergency responders in your community. All of these resources are to help aid in planning, training, and assisting for a real emergency.
Helpful Preparedness Resources
FHCA Emergency Preparedness Portal | Preparedness tools and resources specifically for long term care.
North Dakota Department of Health Emergency Preparedness & Response Section
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Long Term Care Emergency Preparedness Video | Video was developed by the Virginia Department of Health to be an educational tool for in-service staff training on emergency preparedness specific to long-term care facilities. Major points include; preparation, sheltering in place and evacuation.
ND State County Map Used for Testing for SNF per CMS QSO 20-38-NH (Revised 9.10.21) - Click on Link: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view RECOMMENDED for Basic Care & Assisted Living
Reopening of LTC Facility Guidance (Revised 9.23.21) | ALL FACILITIES | LTC Reopening Guidance (Revised 9.23.21)
NDLTCA Emergency Preparedness Webinar - QSO 21-15-ALL (6.17.21) - Recording of Session - Click on this link: EP QSO 21.15.All
OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) - ALL LTC Facilities: SNF, AL and BC Must Comply by 7.06.21 Link to Resources: OSHA ETS for Healthcare
After Action Report / Improvement Plan for Participants of the Active ShooterTable Top at Fall Conference September 2019 Click on Link: Active Shooter Table Top Exercise_9.18.19
After Action Report / Improvement Plan from Full Scale Exercise at Fall Conference September 2019 | Click on Link: Full Scale Exercise_Fall Conference_9.2019
Rapid Response Guide | Emergency Protocols | Basic procedures
State Medical Assets Video | Short video showing what the NDDoH Emergency Preparedness & Response Section can set up during a disaster.
Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) Template | An evolving template of resources, tools, and checklists to assist facilities with the development, maintainence, and implementation of their all-hazard emergency operations plan.
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