This slide set, summarizes and synthesizes details on how the New York area would be impacted by an Improvised Nuclear Device (IND) detonation. It also details known and planned government response actions, and complementary capabilities.
Background on IND Detonation in the NYC region
January 23, 2020
Mass Fatality Management Guidance for NYC Long-Term Care Facilities
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and subsequent deaths in New York City during the spring and early summer of 2020. The result was a cascading impact on health care facilities across the City—including long-term care (LTC) facilities—and an immense amount of pressure on the entire deathcare system. The...
December 13, 2021
EMS-to-Hospital Patient Transport Process for Mass Casualty Incidents
This document was originally shared in 2016. Since then, a number of adjustments have been made to these protocols, which are reflected below. All hospitals that are part of the NYC 911 system are encouraged to carefully review this document in its entirety. The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) began using...
July 7, 2021
Health Care System Needs for Detonated IND Response in the NYC Region
This workgroup product identifies what is needed from local, state, and Federal partners to improve the overall response and contributions of the health care sector during the aftermath of a detonated improvised nuclear device (IND) in the NYC region. Informed by workgroup deliberations, GNYHA and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene are using this...
January 23, 2020