Healthcare System Preparedness Overview
The resources provided in this section will help all health care providers and hospital emergency personnel plan, prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural or man-made disasters and other public health emergencies.
Mass Casualty Incidents - This guidance provides planning recommendations for Mass Casualty Incidents (MCI) as related to hospital and health care facility emergency preparedness planning. It is for public and private health personnel who are involved in emergency management, disaster preparedness, planning, response, mitigation, protection, and/or recovery.
- Hospital Mass Casualty Incident Planning Checklist
- Hospital Mass Casualty Incident Planning Resources
- MCI Acuity Level Calculator
- MCI Staffing Information Fact Sheet
Provides links to specific areas of interest including Catastrophic Planning, Discharge Planning, Hospital Surge, Mass Casualty, and Pediatric Preparedness
Link to the Florida Department of Health Hospital Contracts page. This site contains information on Hospital Preparedness Program Contracts including contact information, templates, and news.
Links to organizations and State-Federal agencies who provide preparedness and response information for healthcare systems
Provides a comprehensive list of Training and Exercise resources
Reports and Publications
Provides links to reports such as the mid-year and end-of-year hospital survey reports and annual hospital performance reports.
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Are you ready? Hurricane Season begins June 1. Visit www.FloridaDisaster.org for more information for hospitals and staff on creating a disaster business plan and personal family plans.
Resources are provided for information only. The inclusion of sites outside the Florida Department of Health does not constitute endorsement by the Florida Department of Health. The department is not responsible for content on any linked website.
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