Business and Organization Preparedness
Preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies is most effective when it involves the efforts of the whole community. Do 1 Thing is a great resource for businesses looking to increase their emergency preparedness.
|Long Term Care Facilities include assisted living, nursing homes, and skilled nursing facilities. In the event of a public health emergency residents at these types of facilities may be the most vulnerable. Below are some resources to assist with planning for public health emergencies. |
LTC Emergency Preparedness from the MDH
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Emergency Preparedness Rule
HHS Resource Database for Long Term Care Facilities
Health Alert Network (HAN)Scott County Public Health works closely with the Minnesota Department of Health to coordinate the Health Alert Notification (HAN) system. This system enables information exchange between state and local health networks, including healthcare facilities. To learn more or request that your facility be added to the Health Alert Network, email email@example.com.
Health Alert NetworkScott County Public Health works closely with the Minnesota Department of Health to coordinate the Health Alert Notification (HAN) system. This system enables information exchange between state and local health networks, including healthcare facilities. All hospitals should already have a contact listed with Scott County. If you have questions on who your hospitals HAN contact is or to add a contact to Health Alert Network distribution list, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disaster Available Supplies in Hospitals (DASH) ToolThis tool can assist hospital emergency planners and supply chain staff estimate the amount of supplies that may need to be immediately available following a Mass Causality Incident or infectious disease emergency. Visit Dashtool.org for more details.
|Faith Based Organizations are essential for community emergency preparedness. In the event of a emergency individuals may seek assistance from Faith Based Organizations. Below are some resources to increase preparedness. |
DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Resources
SBA Faith Based Communities Recovery Hub
|Children have unique needs that must be considered when preparing for emergencies. Children do not understand what they need to do to keep themselves safe during an emergencies. The mental stress and fear that everyone experiences during an emergency can be especially difficult for children. Below are some resources to help individuals and organizations prepare for emergencies.|
Keeping Kids Safe: An Emergency Planning Guide PDF
MDH's Child Care Emergency Plan PDF
CDC's Children in Disaster
Childcare Aware of America
FEMA has free online training that can assist Child Care provides in developing their Emergency Preparedness Plans.