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Resources and Links

Premier healthcare alliance: Disaster Preparedness and Response Resources opens in a new tab
To help guide the Premier membership in its preparation and potential response activities; members will find preparation checklists, proposed disaster playbooks, monthly tips, supplier, regulatory and support offerings and real-time updates during and immediately following a disaster (member log in required).

CDC opens in a new tab
The CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response website is CDC’s primary source of information and resources for preparing for and responding to public health emergencies.

CDC Crisis & Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) opens in a new tab
CERC program educates and trains public information officers, public health responders, leaders, and others about the principles and application of CERC when responding to a public health emergency.

CDC TRAIN opens in a new tab
CDC TRAIN provides access to learning products for the public health community.

CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) opens in a new tab
COCA provides clinicians with the most current and reliable information available on emerging health threats such as pandemics, natural disasters, and terrorism.

CDC Public Health Law Program: Emergency Preparedness opens in a new tab
Central repository for emergency preparedness-related statutes, regulations, orders, reports, and legal tools to aid jurisdictions considering updates and clarifications to their public health emergency legal preparedness activities.

Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers (PERLC) opens in a new tab
CDC funds preparedness training based in U.S. schools of public health to meet preparedness and response training and education needs of the US public health workforce. The PERLC provides core competency-based Continuing Education training to state, local, and tribal public health authorities in the area of public health preparedness and response in both short, single-module courses and series.

Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy opens in a new tab
Under the direction of Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, an academic health center based in Minnesota, maintains a comprehensive list of resources on bioterrorism.

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The FDA offers comprehensive resources for:

FEMA opens in a new tab
Website offers resources for emergency and disaster planning, preparation and mitigation.

  • FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness Resident Training: Healthcare opens in a new tab
    Scheduled classroom and simulation courses are offered on a rotating basis. Emergency training for participants of varied disciplines and varied levels of responsibility in FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness. All-hazards preparedness training for state, local, or tribal government emergency responders is fully funded, including travel, meals, and lodging, by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Homeland Security opens in a new tab
This site for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security includes basic information including development of a supply kit and a family communications plan.

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U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services opens in a new tab
HHS Response and Recovery Resources Compendium Project is an easy to navigate, comprehensive web-based repository of HHS resources and capabilities available to Federal, State, local, territorial and tribal stakeholders before, during, and after public health and medical incidents. The resources in this repository may also be useful for public health and medical emergency management officials. Each topic contains a list of the major HHS capabilities, products and services that support that function, a brief description of each and information on accessing them.