2017 Bay Area UASI Mass Care and Sheltering Project

2017 Bay Area UASI Mass Care and Sheltering Project

The Bay Area UASI Care and Shelter Subcommittee partnered with Constant Associates (CONSTANT)to build regional capabilities for providing care and shelter services in the event of moderate to catastrophic disasters. This project analyzed, tested, and…

CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule: NEXT STEPS

CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule: NEXT STEPS

KNOWING THE RULES What the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule Means for Your Community Download a copy of our slides on the CMS Rule, click here. Download a copy of our co-presenter’s slides, Sharon Medcalf, on her…

Stalking a Silent Killer: Improving Response to Bioterrorism Attacks

Stalking a Silent Killer: Improving Response to Bioterrorism Attacks

OVERVIEW Bioterrorism and biological threats still dominate the health security space. The uptick in terrorist activities across the world, coupled with naturally occurring and volatile threats like Zika and Pandemic Influenza, serve as stark reminders…

C&A Captivate Webinar - Strengthen Your Healthcare Coalition

C&A Captivate Webinar - Strengthen Your Healthcare Coalition

Healthcare Coalitions are vital to achieving overall community readiness as their existence helps to identify risks, resources and opportunities to coordinate. Despite their utility, building and operating successful healthcare coalitions can present unique challenges. In the C&A…

City of Hope National Medical Center Exercise

City of Hope National Medical Center Exercise

Recently, C&A had the pleasure of working in synchrony with the Radiological Injury Treatment Network (RITN) and the City of Hope National Medical Center (COH), developing a groundbreaking full-scale exercise, the largest for the facility…

The Politics of Disaster - Part I: The Snow and the Fury

The Politics of Disaster - Part I: The Snow and the Fury

The effects of natural disasters are multi-faceted and often unanticipated. One way that disasters can affect communities is through altering the political climate. Today, we’re featuring part one a semi-regular series where we explore instances…

Family Assistance Centers: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and the LAX shooting

Family Assistance Centers: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and the LAX shooting

Families will seek assistance in the immediate aftermath of a mass fatality incident (MFI) or mass causality incident (MCI). People will gravitate to where they believe their loved ones may be found and congregate at…