This document is intended to provide a checklist of potential issues for a facility to review after a disaster and is not to be construed as recommendations. It is intended to assist facilities in maintaining a safe environment of care. Facilities may choose to use all or part of this document when assessing their operations.
Recovery Checklist for Hospitals After a Disaster
September 27, 2017
Depleted Blood Supply
Like blood banks across the country, the New York Blood Center (NYBC) and Metro Blood are experiencing a depletion in blood supply to below normally maintained levels as pre-pandemic demand returns. Currently, both organizations can fill standing orders and meet emergency demands with the supply that will be generated by scheduled community blood drives. However,...
June 25, 2021
GNYHA Webinar Explores Impact of Violent Extremism on Health Care
GNYHA hosted a webinar last week with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention and NewYork-Presbyterian’s Security and Emergency Management Department on violent extremism and potential impacts on health care. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Director of Training and Emergency Management Barbara Daly led the webinar. A 30-year veteran of the Federal...
May 24, 2021
Nursing Home Emergency Preparedness Opportunities
GNYHA reminds members of the following two important emergency preparedness opportunities. Emergency Preparedness Conference and Tabletop Exercise The New York City Health Care Coalition Annual Conference will be held on May 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and will feature a series of speakers addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. The keynoter will be Eric Toner,...
May 7, 2021