What We Do

WRAP-EM establishes regional partnerships to enhance capability and capacity to provide highly specialized care to pediatric patients.

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Regional Resources

Regional Resources

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Seattle Emergency Management: Prepare Yourself
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 06-13-2024

The Seattle Department of Emergency Management provides families and the community with tools to prepare for disasters. These are translated into multiple languages and address special healthcare needs and the needs of people with disabilities or access and functional needs.

Crisis Standards of Care

Crisis Standards of Care

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WRAP-EM Pediatric Crisis Standards of Care Template version 2.0
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 08-20-2023

Provides references and information to develop pediatric crisis standards of care (CSC). Also outlines triggers of CSC and legal considerations.

The Arizona Surge Line
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 01-03-2024

The Arizona Surge Line was active for two years during the COVID-19 pandemic, facilitating the movement of nearly 10,000 patients with COVID-19 and load-leveling hospitals to postpone crisis standards of care in the state. With the end of the declared state of emergency in Arizona, the Arizona Surge Line ..

Should Covid Vaccination Status Be Used to Make Triage Decisions?
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 01-03-2024

The relationships between each vaccine and interactions of different patient demographics or pre-existing diseases with resultant survival outcomes are undoubtedly complex and currently unknown. But if it is ethically questionable to apply vaccination status as a first-order consideration for critical care triage, might it be ethically defensible to use ..

Rapid Expert Consultation on Guiding Principles, Key Elements, Core Messages for CSC
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 08-20-2023

This rapid expert consultation responds to a March 25 request to provide a rationale for the implementation of crisis standards of care (CSC) in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Also discussed are the broad principles and core elements of CSC planning and implementation.

PICU in the MICU: how adult intensive care units can support pediatric care in public health emergencies
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 01-03-2024

Care of pediatrics during a surge in adult facilities and considerations and strategies for care.

Network for Public Health Law Crisis Standards of Care: Legal Decision Factors
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 08-20-2023

This memo identifies (1) factors or criteria generally interpreted or viewed as “unlawful” for purposes of Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) decision-making; and (2) remaining lawful bases for which CSC decisions may be made.

Navigating Legalities in Crisis Standards of Care
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 01-03-2024

Solving the challenges of law and legal repercussions when CSC is invoked.

Guidance: State COVID-19 Emergency Declarations
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 01-03-2024

State emergency declarations during COVID 19.

Ethically Navigating the Murky Waters of “Contingency Standards of Care"
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 01-03-2024

Excellent article on the ethics around contingency and crisis standards from a historical perspective

CSC and COVID-19: What Did We Learn? How Do We Ensure Equity? What Should We Do?
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 01-03-2024

The linked discussion paper focuses on hospital application of Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) and provides suggestions on revising CSC based on COVID-19 experiences.

Crisis Standards of Care—More Than Just a Thought Experiment?
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 01-03-2024

Excellent article on the politics of CSC activation and involvement of government . Reviews triage and life saving care.

Crisis Standards of Care: Legal Decision Factors
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 08-21-2023

Factors and criteria that may lawfully be used to determine CSC for specific patients in addition to factors that are unlawful to use.

Crisis Standards of Care: Guideline Table for Conventional, Contingency, and Crises Situations
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 08-21-2023

Pediatric Crisis Standards of Care Reference Table for conventional, contingency and crisis care. Shows triggers, activation requirements and potential strategies.

Crisis Standards of Care - A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response - Volume 1
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 08-20-2023

Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response: Volume 1: Introduction and CSC Framework (2012)

Collaboration on Arizona Surge Line
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 01-03-2024

To address the anticipated hospital surge due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a single statewide system was developed to expedite patient transfers and equitably distribute patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 across hospitals. The effort, featuring a 24/7 call line, was initiated by the Arizona Department of Health Services and collaboratively protocolized ..

COVID-19 and MIS-C

Pandemics

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WRAP-EM COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5-11 Fact Sheet
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 08-20-2023

COVID-19: WHAT PEDIATRICIANS AND PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VACCINE FOR CHILDREN AGES 5-11

WA DOH Telepsychology
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 08-20-2023

WA telepsychology definitions and guidelines

SAMHSA Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak
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 08-20-2023

Tips for social distancing, quarantine, and isolation during an infectious disease outbreak.

Rapid Expert Consultation on Guiding Principles, Key Elements, Core Messages for CSC
 360 Downloads
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 08-20-2023

This rapid expert consultation responds to a March 25 request to provide a rationale for the implementation of crisis standards of care (CSC) in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Also discussed are the broad principles and core elements of CSC planning and implementation.

PHE and pediatric mental health - TELE-BH
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 05-03-2023

Slide deck on pediatric mental health and telemedicine in the PHE

Pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome temporally associated with COVID-19
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 08-20-2023

This document is to raise awareness and gives management advice to clinicians and has been developed after expert review of the cases.

NYC Health Advisory 16 - Updated Reporting Requirements for MIS-C Associated with COVID-19
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 08-20-2023

Reporting of MIS-C and clinical criteria

NV Infographic
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 08-20-2023

Process for assessing, testing and reporting COVID cases in Nevada

NPHL Western Region Memo - Emergency Declarations Overview
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 08-20-2023

Brief explanations of emergency declarations in response to COVID-19 at federal, state / tribal and local levels.

HHS - HIPAA Privacy Rule - COVID Limited Waiver
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 08-20-2023

FILE NO LONGER AVAIALBLE - Broken link

Crisis Standards of Care - A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response - Volume 1
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 08-20-2023

Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response: Volume 1: Introduction and CSC Framework (2012)

COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet
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 08-20-2023

COVID-19 FAQ – WHAT EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT THE VACCINE

Coronavirus in Children Overview Zimmermann PedInfDisJ 2020
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 08-20-2023

Review of COVID 19, diagnosis, treatment options and vaccines

Children’s Hospitals Caring for Adults During a Pandemic: Pragmatic Considerations and Approaches
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 08-20-2023

Policymakers at pediatric facilities should think critically about their institution’s capacity to manage adults. Relationship building is imperative

CHA Pediatric Elective Surgery Guidance March 23 2020
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 08-20-2023

Proposed guidance to limit non-time sensitive pediatric surgery and procedures, and to assist policymakers in the management of vital health care resources for children during a time of crisis.

Alameda Co. Health Advisory
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 08-20-2023

Reviews actions of clinicians and reporting mechanisms needed for MIS-C

Provider Resources

Provider Resources

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WRAP-EM Telecritical Care Checklist
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 04-01-2024

This checklist is designed as a reminder of what issues need to be addressed prior to a Tele critical care engagement between hospitals for COVID-19 coverage. It can also be referenced for other telemedicine inititatives.

WRAP-EM Pediatric Crisis Standards of Care Template version 2.0
 478 Downloads
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 08-20-2023

Provides references and information to develop pediatric crisis standards of care (CSC). Also outlines triggers of CSC and legal considerations.

WRAP-EM Legal Guide Version 2023
 992 Downloads
 1.92 MB
 10-17-2023

A guide outlining legal and policy issues related to public health emergency declarations and healthcare response to disaster. Included are legal considerations from the COVID-19 pandemic, licensing, credentialing, and privileging, telehealth, idemnification, family reunification, data, etc.

WRAP-EM Kids In Crisis Initiative_Webinar Packet
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 01-09-2024

This resource is a summary of the webinar agenda, speakers, and resources for the Kids in Crisis Initiative webinar.

University of Utah Burn Crisis Standards of Care App
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 01-03-2024

This is a link to the University of Utah's Burn Crisis Standards of Care app that can be downloaded to a mobile device.

Triage by Resource Allocation for INpatients [TRAIN™]
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 01-03-2024

The TRAIN® tool determines level of transport required for evacuation based on resource utilization. The tool aligns with local EMS protocols for transport type capabilities and expert opinion.

Preparedness Checklist for Pediatric Practices
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 02-05-2024

This checklist, based on physicians' experiences in prior disasters, can help pediatricians take realistic, concrete steps to improve office preparedness.

PPN Navigating Potential Flu Antiviral Medication Shortages
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 12-21-2022

This FAQ sheet provides resources and information on potential influenza antiviral medication shortages, specifically oseltamivir.

PICU in the MICU - How Adult ICUs Can Support Pediatric Care
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 12-01-2022

This journal article is on COVID-19 pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) capacity and the use of adult intensive care units (ICUs) to potentially care for children.

Pediatric Preparedness Resource Kit
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 01-03-2024

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) developed The Pediatric Preparedness Resource Kit, which allows for pediatricians, public health leaders and other pediatric care providers to assess what is already happening in their community or state, and help determine what needs to be done before an emergency or disaster. The ..

Pediatric Medical Countermeasures Antidotes & Cytokines for Radiological & Nuclear Incidents 2024
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 04-29-2024

Children are particularly vulnerable in radiological and nuclear incidents and may need pharmaceutical countermeasures, including antidotes and cytokines. This study addresses the gap of pediatric countermeasures in research. It outlines pediatric indications and dosing of medical countermeasures for radiation exposure and internal contamination with radioactive materials: Advanced Hazmat Life ..

OpenCriticalCare.org
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 01-03-2024

OpenCriticalCare.org (beta) was launched in August 2020 as a repository for reliable, open-access critical care learning tools with relevance to resource-variable settings. In 2023, OCC has begun to transition from urgent content creation and dissemination for COVID19 and is now focusing on the creation of novel tools and content ..

Official Policy Statement: Responding to Requests for Potentially Inappropriate Treatments in Intensive Care Units
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 01-03-2024

The statement issued by multiple societies responds to requests for potentially inappropriate treatments in intensive care units. It provides guidance for clinicians to prevent and manage disputes with patients who have advanced critical illness.

NYC - Standardized Bed Definitions
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 02-26-2024

This crosswalk document provides a framework for categorizing bed into five categories to assist with bed matching during response. It provides an explanation and requirements for each of the five bed categories in addition to providing space to capture hospitals and associated bed types. This may serve as a ..

National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities - Professionals
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 06-13-2024

A web-based library of resources and information for professionals on disaster preparedness for culturally diverse communities and other at-risk populations. The planning tools, fact sheets, trainings, and other materials available through this site have been developed by academic centers, government agencies, and non-profit organizations from across the United States. ..

Mass Critical Care Surge Response during COVID-19: Implementation of Contingency Strategies
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 08-20-2023

This journal article proof proposes a subcommittee from the Task Force for Mass Critical Care offers interim evidence-informed operational strategies to assist hospitals and communities to plan for and respond to surge capacity demands from COVID-19.

Health effects of wildfire smoke in children and public health tools: a narrative review
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 05-30-2024

An article outlining the health effects of wildfires on children.

Hazard Vulnerability Analysis & Metrics Score Card
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 01-03-2024

A well-prepared emergency management system is essential for regions and communities to prepare and respond to disasters and other emergencies. Using tools such as the Pediatric Hazard Vulnerability Analysis and the Regional Metrics Score Card can help. This webpage includes Pediatric Hazard Vulnerability Analysis tools, a Regional Metrics Score Card, ..

Gas Fireplace Safety
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 04-01-2024

Flyer on gas fireplace safety for families.

Docs for Health
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 01-03-2024

Cutting-edge screening tool focused on the patient’s current needs, not just historical data from the past six months. It can be used as the primary assessment or seamlessly integrated into existing screening processes, offering a dynamic approach to identify immediate social needs.

DHS Regional Resiliency Assessment Program
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 08-20-2023

Overview of the Department of Homeland Security Regional Resiliency Assessment Program (RRAP).

DASH - Disaster Available Supplies in Hospitals
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 01-03-2024

Disaster Available Supplies in Hospitals (DASH) is an interactive tool that can help hospital emergency planners and supply chain staff estimate supplies that may need to be immediately available during various mass casualty incidents (MCI) and infectious disease emergencies based on hospital characteristics.

Curated Resources from National Pediatric Disaster Coalition
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 11-22-2022

Links to resources related to pediatric surge resources as well as tools for Crisis Standards of Care (CSC), pediatric mental health, and cross training for adult providers.

CSC and COVID-19: What Did We Learn? How Do We Ensure Equity? What Should We Do?
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 01-03-2024

The linked discussion paper focuses on hospital application of Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) and provides suggestions on revising CSC based on COVID-19 experiences.

College Campus Fire Safety Tips
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 04-01-2024

Educational handout for students on what they can do to stay safe from fires during the school year.

Pediatric Surge Resources

Pediatric Surge Resources

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15 'til 50 MCI Guide for Healthcare Entitities
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 06-11-2024

The innovative and award winning 15 ’til 50 program is designed to enable hospital staff to receive a surge of 50 or more patients within 15 minutes of notification of a mass casualty incident. This includes the rapid deployment of staff, supplies, and equipment to successfully activate and operate ..

15 'til 50 MCI Plan for Healthcare Entities Template
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 06-11-2024

A template for 15 'til 50 Plan for Healthcare Entities.The innovative and award winning 15 ’til 50 program is designed to enable hospital staff to receive a surge of 50 or more patients within 15 minutes of notification of a mass casualty incident. This includes the rapid deployment of ..

Curated Resources from National Pediatric Disaster Coalition
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 11-22-2022

Links to resources related to pediatric surge resources as well as tools for Crisis Standards of Care (CSC), pediatric mental health, and cross training for adult providers.

Essential Elements of Information for Secondary Transport of Pediatric Patients
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 02-26-2024

This Excel document provides a template that outlines both patient-related and facility-related EEIs. EEIs are pediatric focused, address specific considerations and specialties, and the spreadsheet can be used to capture information in addition to serving as a list of potential EEIs to monitor related to pediatric patient movement.

ICS JAS Pediatric Surge_Advisor SME
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 03-04-2024

This job action sheet (JAS) was designed to be a resource for a pediatric subject matter expert activated within an ICS structure as a Technical Specialist. The State JAS for Pediatric Surge Advisor outlines potential mission, objective, and supporting tasks of this position which can be adapted for a ..

MN DPH Pediatric Surge Toolkit
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 02-05-2024

This link provides the pediatric surge toolkit and video introduction. It also offers assessment, planning, education, and response tools and templates.

NPDC Response to ASPR TRACIE PediSurge Resource Request
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 11-22-2022

A response to California Hospital Association (CHA) Disaster Conference 2022 included pediatric presentations from PDCOEs and WRAP-EM. The document provides an overview of the presentation as well as links to resources

Pediatric Care Coordination Center CONOPS
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 02-26-2024

Patient Movement EEIs are provided on Page 7, which describes the concept of operations for patient movement in Michigan’s PCCC. Aside from the broad process, it does note specific EEIs related to pediatric patient movement. This can be adapted for use based on the local processes, roles and responsibilities, ..

Pediatric Surge Incident Response Guide Matrix
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 02-26-2024

The Pediatric Surge Incident Response Guide Matrix outlines a set of 14 potential pediatric surge response functions and their supporting activities. These functions and associated activities can be used to inform the development of incident objectives, strategies, and tactical tasks. Please note: This list is likely not inclusive of ..

Pediatric Surge Recommendations and Resources 11.11.2022
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 11-22-2022

The recommendations and resources below were compiled by pediatric experts from the Pediatric Pandemic Network, Gulf 7 – Pediatric Disaster Network, Region V for Kids, the Western Regional Alliance for Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and the Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center. These ideas and resources are ..

Pediatric Surge Resources List
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 11-22-2022

Brief descriptions and links to pediatric surge resources developed by WRAP-EM and other entities.

Pediatric Surge Tools from PDCOEs 10-26-22
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 11-22-2022

A presentation by WRAP-EM members outlining pediatric surge strategies and tools for staff, stuff, and space.

PICU in the MICU - How Adult ICUs Can Support Pediatric Care
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 12-01-2022

This journal article is on COVID-19 pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) capacity and the use of adult intensive care units (ICUs) to potentially care for children.

WA-EEI-Coalition Pediatric Resources Form 2020
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 02-26-2024

This resource provides an excel spreadsheet template designed to collect key information related to hospital contact information, current pediatric capacity, number of critical resources, and specialty capabilities. It can be adapted as a template for use within an incident.

WRAP-EM Hospital Reception Site Template
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 08-20-2023

Provides a template to assist hospitals in developing a plan for Hospital Reception Sites for families in the case of a mass casualty incident or epidemic. These materials are based upon the national Hospital Incident Command System (HICS), with supplement positions and customized practices. The Hospital Reception Site falls ..

WRAP-EM JIT Quick Pediatric Reference Guide for Adult Healthcare Providers
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 12-01-2022

Just in time reference guide for adult healthcare providers treating pediatric patients. Includes clinical information for pediatric triage, vital signs, examinations, and assessments. 

Resources for Families

Resources for Families

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AZ Emergency Information Network - Get Prepared
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 06-03-2024

Take the time to browse the Plan, Prepare, Inquire and Inspire resource pages and links, and to reflect on the state of your own readiness. Natural disasters and emergencies come in different sizes and affect different consequences. Whether it’s a wildfire in northern Arizona, flash flooding in Phoenix or ..

Be Ready: Tips for Families of Children and Youth with Disabilities & Medical Needs
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 06-13-2024

Families with children and youth with disabilities and medical needs are known to be some of the most vulnerable in a disaster. These families have fewer resources, and they require both community and health care provider support to achieve readiness. When these families are disaster ready, they are less ..

Burn Prevention and Burn Awareness
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 04-01-2024

Brief promotional flyers for national burn awareness week.

Campfire Burn Prevention
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 01-09-2024

Prevention tips and initial treatment for campfire burn injury

Campus Fire Safety Checklist for Students
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 01-08-2024

A checklist for college/university students around fire safety and response. Includes reminders on how to ensure living environments are safe in case of a fire. 

CHLA How Families Can Prepare for Disasters
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 11-13-2023

Produced by Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, this webpage provides families guidance for preparing for and responding to disasters. A key document on this site is the "Disaster Preparedness Activitie for Your Family" which is available in English, Arabic, Armenian, Chinese, Korean, and Spanish. It also provides guidance on ..

Clark County Preparedness Web Page
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 01-08-2024

Preparedness tips and links to tips for families, children, seniors, and those with access and functional needs

College Campus Fire Safety Tips
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 04-01-2024

Educational handout for students on what they can do to stay safe from fires during the school year.

Disaster Preparedness: California Childcare Health Program
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 07-09-2024

Disaster preparedness resources from the UCSF California Childcare Health Program including the California Childcare Disaster Plan

Emergency Plan for Cancer Patients & Their Families
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 02-19-2024

Disaster planning resources for people with mesothelioma and other types of cancer, their caregivers, and their families.

Emergency Preparedness for Kids - Washington Safe Kids
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 07-09-2024

This website includes resources and links to support preparing youth for emergencies.

EPA Wildfire Smoke Fact Sheets
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 05-30-2024

Multiple fact sheets on the impacts of wildfire smoke and ash. They provide ways to reduce risks, prepare for smoke and ash, and respond to a wildfire in your area.

FEMA Ready in Your Language
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 06-03-2024

Learn about how to prepare before, during and after disasters, including making an emergency plan, building an emergency supply kit and preparing for individual hazards in your language.

FEMA Ready Kids
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 06-03-2024

Disasters happen everywhere, and every member of the family can prepare. Preparedness for the future starts today. Whether you’re a kid or teen yourself, a parent or loved one, or work with youth, Ready Kids has tools and information to help before, during and after disasters.

FEMA Ready Niños
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 06-03-2024

Los desastres ocurren en todas partes y todos los miembros de la familia pueden prepararse. La preparación para el futuro empieza hoy. Si eres un niño o un adolescente, un padre o un ser querido, o trabajas con jóvenes, Ready Kids tiene herramientas e información para ayudar antes, durante y ..

Firework Safety
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 01-09-2024

Prevention tips and treatment for firework injury

First Aid for Minor Burn Injuries
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 01-08-2024

First Aid for minor burn injuries

Frostbite Prevention
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 01-08-2024

Frostbite and Hypothermia prevention tip sheet

Gas Fireplace Safety
 205 Downloads
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 04-01-2024

Flyer on gas fireplace safety for families.

Gas Fireplace Safety
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 01-09-2024

Guidance for how to keep children safe around gas fireplaces

Gasoline Safety
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 01-09-2024

Prevention tips and treatment for gasoline fire injury

Health Effects Attributed to Wildfire Smoke
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 05-30-2024

Information from the EPA on how smoke can impact your health.

Juvenile Fire Setting Fact Sheet
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 01-09-2024

Youth Firesetting prevention and education

Listos California
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 06-13-2024

Listos California wants everyone to get ready and stay safe from wildfire, earthquakes, and floods. Let’s work together to establish more resilient communities and help all Californians to prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters. This site includes multilingual resources for families to prepare and information to ..

MedlinePlus: Disaster Preparation and Recovery - Multiple Languages
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 06-13-2024

A library of documents from the National Library of Medicine translating health information related to disaster preparedness and response into a variety of languages.

Legal and Policy Guidance

Legal & Policy Guidance

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WRAP-EM Legal Guide Version 2023
 992 Downloads
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 10-17-2023

A guide outlining legal and policy issues related to public health emergency declarations and healthcare response to disaster. Included are legal considerations from the COVID-19 pandemic, licensing, credentialing, and privileging, telehealth, idemnification, family reunification, data, etc.

Network for Public Law Region Memo - CSC Legal Factors
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 08-31-2023

This document provides a list of factors/criteria viewed as both lawful and unlawful for CSC decision-making impacting patients. Developed after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Network for Public Health Law Crisis Standards of Care: Legal Decision Factors
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 08-20-2023

This memo identifies (1) factors or criteria generally interpreted or viewed as “unlawful” for purposes of Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) decision-making; and (2) remaining lawful bases for which CSC decisions may be made.

ASU - Center for Public Health Law and Policy
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 01-10-2024

The Arizona State University Center for Public Health Law and Policy provides regular of the Supreme Court Public Health Law Policy Updates. This site links to the most recent one.

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The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. 

www.samhsa.gov

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Contact Poison Control right away if you suspect a poisoning. Help is available online with webPOISONCONTROL® or by phone at 1-800-222-1222. Both options are free, expert, and confidential.

https://www.poison.org/

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The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

https://988lifeline.org/

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