Over the past several years, the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) has launched several initiatives designed to increase coordination and enhance operations at hospital emergency departments that are part of the 911 system. This tool contains descriptions of these initiatives. Hospitals are encouraged to contact designated project leads for further information.
FDNY Initiatives to Enhance Emergency Department Operations
May 3, 2021
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Mass Fatality Management Report for Continuing Care Facilities Available
GNYHA has released an after-action report on the results of the New York City Long Term Care Mass Fatality Tabletop Exercise conducted in April 2023. This exercise examined the capabilities of continuing care facilities’ response to a mass casualty incident, including ensuring their ability to coordinate with local and state agencies; effectively communicate with staff,...
September 14, 2023
DOH Makes Changes to Daily HERDS Reporting Questions
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a “Dear Administrator Letter” (DAL) to hospitals outlining changes to the daily Health Electronic Response Data System’s (HERDS) hospital survey that is expected to go into effect on Thursday, September 7. Modifications to HERDS Reporting Questions DOH will eliminate a significant number of questions in...
September 1, 2023
DOH Health Care Facility Emergency Planning Deadline; NYCEM Emergency Radio Communications Program
The New York State Department of Health’s (DOH) deadline to complete the Critical Asset Survey (CAS) and Facility Evacuation Planning Application (FEPA) for hospital and continuing care facilities within New York City is March 31. Additionally, New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) is conducting an ongoing Emergency Radio Communications Program and will host an upcoming...
March 6, 2023