The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) began using a four-level categorization system for Mass Casualty Incidents (MCI) on August 1, 2016. Use of these levels informs EMS patient transportation decisions and provides hospitals with additional situational awareness. Each level is associated with predetermined numbers of patients that hospitals should be prepared to receive during the MCI. This document is designed to help New York City 911-receiving hospitals consider adjustments to any internal procedures that may be warranted by these changes.
EMS-to-Hospital Response Process for Mass Casualty Incidents
May 10, 2017
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
Background on IND Detonation in the NYC region
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.
January 23, 2020
Hospital Key IND Response Actions by Topic
From the summer of 2018 to the summer of 2019, GNYHA collaborated with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct a series of workshops with hospital and government representatives to determine key hospital response strategies during the 72 hours immediately following the detonation of a nuclear device in the New...
January 22, 2020