Providing tools and resources that will help our partners manage healthcare emergencies is an important goal of the NCW HERC. Click on the links below for more information about these tools.

NCW HERC Preparedness Plan

NCW HERC Response Plan

MCI Go Bag One Pager

Temp Shelter One Pager

Self-paced Preparedness Trainings:

Information Sercurity for Everyone
Including People with Disabilities and Others with Access and Functional Needs in Disaster Operations
Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) Online Training
Nursing Home Incident Command System

Mass Violence Tools:

Mass Violence Toolkit
Vicarious Trauma Toolkit

Mass Gathering Tools:

NAEMSP Mass Gathering Medical Care Planning: The Medical Sector Checklist
NAEMSP Mass Gathering Summary Doc
Wolrd Health Organization's: Public Health For Mass Gatherings Key Considerations

Measles Response Tools:

CDC Measles Toolkit for Healthcare Providers (with video)
WI DHS Measles Fact Sheet
CDC Measles Signs and Symptoms
CDC Measles FAQs
NCW HERC First Responder Measles Readiness Letter

Response Tools:

Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities
Using NFPA 1300 as a Tool to Comply with CMS Requirements for and Emergency Preparedness Program

Wisconsin Flood Maps:

Cyber Security Tools:

ASPR TRACIE Cybersecurity Resources:

U.S Department of Health & Human Services: Protecting the Healthcare Digital Infrastructure: Cybersecurity Checklist:

United States Secret Service Cyber Hygiene & Cyber Security Recommendations:

Crisis Standards of Care Information:

EMTALA and Disasters
1135 Waiver- At A Glance

Preparedness Planning Tools:

National Center for Disaster Preparedness Virtual Courses
Introduction to Preparedness and All Hazards Tabletop (Recording)
Non-hospital faclity emergency planning toolkits
ASPR TRACIE COOP & Recovery Planning Resources
Refreshed NIMS Doctrine
HIPAA Privacy in Emergency Situations
HIPAA and Disasters: What Emergency Professionals Need to Know

Vulnerable Population Tools:

ASPR TRACIE Pediatric Resources
HHS emPOWER Map 2.0
CDC Social Vulnerability Index Dashboard
NCW HERC Demographic and Vulnerabilities Tool

Emergent Communication Resources:


WISCOM Radio Tools

WISCOM Videos on YouTube
WISCOM Type I Radio Overview
How to Log Into your Type II
WISCOM Type II Overview
WISCOM Radio Etiquette

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