VHA Office of Emergency Management
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and other agencies have developed handbooks, training materials and other guidance for emergency management personnel:
Read education and training materials developed to help health care facilities be safer and more effective in providing health care during emergencies.
- National Incident Management System (NIMS)* - Standardized, comprehensive framework to help government offices, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector to work together to manage emergencies
- Strategic National Stockpile Coordination (121 KB, PDF) - Department of Health and Human Services letter instructing Strategic National Stockpile Coordinators to include VA facilities in their strategic national stockpile distribution plans
- www.cdc.gov - CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.
- ASPR TRACIE, Infectious Disease Topic Collection - ASPR TRACIE resources are relevant to planning for and responding to infectious disease emergencies
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