2020 Preparedness Summit

Each year, the Summit offers a unique learning and networking opportunity for current and aspiring emergency management, public health, and healthcare professionals, and their partners, to share perspectives and engage in dialogue on key public health preparedness and response issues.

Mass Casualty Incident Response Toolkit

This toolkit was developed to assist Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) member hospitals with developing and improving their mass casualty response plans. The toolkit includes suggested preparedness and response actions for clinical and non-clinical departments that would be involved in mass casualty incident response, as well as related training, drills, and exercises.

Confronting the threat of bioterrorism: realities, challenges, and defensive strategies

The local and international response to infectious disease epidemics, such as the severe acute respiratory syndrome and west African Ebola virus epidemic, revealed serious shortcomings which bioterrorists might exploit when intentionally initiating an epidemic.

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, CDC create checklist for strengthening health sector resilience to high-consequence infectious diseases

Researchers developed a checklist that outlines action steps for medical and public health officials to assess and strengthen the resilience of their community’s health sector.