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Home Care Agency Emergency Preparedness Handbook

A handbook by AHHCNC to aid your agency, staff & patients to prepare for disaster. Made possible bya grant from the NCDFS & collaborating with the NC Office of EMS.

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Emergency Preparedness Packet for HHA NAHC publication of preparedness information for Home Health Click Here

CDC on Disaster Preparedness

Learn step by step actions you can take to be ready.

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Health Information Privacy

Addresses the release of PHI for planning/response activities in emergency situations.

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Ready America, A Part of Homeland Security Has checklist for emergency supply list, state EMS information Click Here
Make an Emergency Plan Communication plan template Click Here
Small Business Administration Emergency preparedness plan for a small business & assistance program Click Here
OSHA's Emergency Preparedness How to prepare and train for emergencies and hazards to be aware of when an emergency occurs Click Here
CDC The Long-Term Home Health and Hospice Care Planning Guide for Public Health Emergencies Click Here

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response (ASPR)

Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE) Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Information Gateway

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CMS Emergency Preparedness Resources

CMS Survey & Cert. Emergency Preparedness

"One stop shop" for emergency preparedness info. Has links to other resources & websites. Click Here

Public Health Emergency FAQ All Hazards

CMS Survey & Cert (S&C) developed FAQ to address allowable deviations from provider S & C requirements during a declared public health disaster.

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Prepare for Emergencies

Red Cross uses 3 steps for readiness Click Here

South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Resources & Links

SC Emergency Management Division

Provides hurricane guides, earthquake guides, severe weather guides specific for SC and State Plans for Emergency Operations, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Hazard Mitigation, and Mass Casualty. Includes list of county contacts

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SC DHEC: Specific disaster information Flood & hurricane, wildfire, terrorism information for emergency planning Click Here
Ready.gov Plan & prepare for common natural hazards Click Here
Emergency & Disaster Contacts Summary of state emergency and disaster contacts Click Here
SC Health Alert Network Provides information on the latest public health notifications Click Here
Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service Emergency Preparedness Website Provides tips on pet and animal emergency planning Click Here
Personal and Family Resources & Links
Charity Wire by the Humane Society of the United States Information to help you prepare your animals for disaster Click Here
Disaster Preparedness for Your Pet Make plans for your pets Click Here
Four steps to a family emergency plan Four steps to safety outlined Click Here
Family Disaster Planning Create a plan for emergencies Click Here
Disaster Preparedness Tips for People with Disabilities Variety of tips on disaster preparedness for people with disabilities Click Here
Disaster Preparedness for People with Special Needs Ideas related to preparing to care for people with special needs Click Here
Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP) Provide disaster survivors with information, support, services and a means to access and apply for disaster assistance Click Here
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