This document, developed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) information is provided to assist hospitals in preventing, planning for, and responding to an active shooter event that occurs in a health care setting.
Active Shooter Planning and Response in a Health Care Setting
April 1, 2015
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GNYHA Urges National Health Care Community to Take Firm Stand Against Gun Violence
On March 1, 2018, in the wake of the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, the GNYHA Executive Committee adopted a statement on gun violence that included steps we urged lawmakers to pursue to help stem this deadly crisis. I was moved by events to reissue the statement. This weekend, mass shootings...
August 5, 2019
GNYHA Symposium Highlights Active Shooter Testing, Training, Response Planning
GNYHA hosted a symposium last week on preparedness for and response to an active shooter in a hospital setting. As mass shootings become more prevalent, hospitals across the nation are developing and continuously improving plans, protocols, and training efforts to keep staff, patients, and visitors safe and allow the facility to maintain operations. The symposium...
June 24, 2019
Security and Active Shooter Resources
GNYHA and its members have long recognized the importance of maintaining the safety and security of their facilities in order to protect patients, staff, and visitors. GNYHA has offered programming on the subject for many years, discussed the topic as part of workgroup meetings, and offered resources to help members enhance the protections they provide....
December 4, 2018