Emergency Preparedness Information Center




Home Care Agency Emergency Preparedness Handbook

A handbook by AHHCNC to aid your agency, staff & patients to prepare for disaster. Made possible bya grant from the NCDFS & collaborating with the NC Office of EMS.

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Emergency Preparedness Packet for HHA NAHC publication of preparedness information for Home Health Click Here

CDC on Disaster Preparedness

Learn step by step actions you can take to be ready.

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Health Information Privacy

Addresses the release of PHI for planning/response activities in emergency situations.

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Ready America, A Part of Homeland Security Has checklist for emergency supply list, state EMS information Click Here
Make an Emergency Plan Communication plan template Click Here
Small Business Administration Emergency preparedness plan for a small business & assistance program Click Here
OSHA's Emergency Preparedness How to prepare and train for emergencies and hazards to be aware of when an emergency occurs Click Here
CDC The Long-Term Home Health and Hospice Care Planning Guide for Public Health Emergencies Click Here

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response (ASPR)

Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE) Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Information Gateway

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CMS Emergency Preparedness Resources

CMS Survey & Cert. Emergency Preparedness

"One stop shop" for emergency preparedness info. Has links to other resources & websites. Click Here

Public Health Emergency FAQ All Hazards

CMS Survey & Cert (S&C) developed FAQ to address allowable deviations from provider S & C requirements during a declared public health disaster.

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Prepare for Emergencies

Red Cross uses 3 steps for readiness Click Here

North Carolina Emergency Preparedness Resources & Links

County Emergency Management Agencies

Find your local Emergency Management Information here.

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The North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services Information about NC EMS Click Here
Disaster Information Center by the NC State Cooperative Extension Information center with helpful links to other sources Click Here
Guide to Preparing for Emergencies Handbook to help prepare for an emergency Click Here
NC Division of Aging & Adult Services Disaster Preparedness Disaster Preparedness information for consumers and care providers; contains suggesions for Emergency Kit Click Here
Public Health Preparedness & Response Preparedness from the public health aspect; a multi-faceted approach Click Here
Department of Public Safety Emergency Managmeent - Be aware & Prepare Click Here
Personal and Family Resources & Links
Charity Wire by the Humane Society of the United States Information to help you prepare your animals for disaster Click Here
Disaster Preparedness for Your Pet Make plans for your pets Click Here
Four steps to a family emergency plan Four steps to safety outlined Click Here
Family Disaster Planning Create a plan for emergencies Click Here
Disaster Preparedness Tips for People with Disabilities Variety of tips on disaster preparedness for people with disabilities Click Here
Disaster Preparedness for People with Special Needs Ideas related to preparing to care for people with special needs Click Here
Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP) Provide disaster survivors with information, support, services and a means to access and apply for disaster assistance Click Here


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