Public information officers (PIOs) have an extremely important duty in sharing critical information with communities in order to save lives and protect property.
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In March of 2019, unionized nurses in New York City delivered a formal strike notice to the three largest hospital networks. The notice warned that if the hospital management and the New York State Nurses Union didn’t reach an agreement, 10,000 nurses would not show up to work and picket outside of Montefiore, Mount Sinai,
Domestic violence or intimate partner violence is one of the most prevalent safety issues. Studies have shown that nearly half of domestic violence incidents go unreported. Learn how local law enforcement agencies are protecting domestic abuse victims and the tools available to protect them.
Intimate partner violence, or domestic violence, is defined as the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power or control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another, according to the the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). In the United States, domestic violence amounts
Campus officials are struggling to meet the demand for mental healthcare on campus.
According to RegisteredNursing.org, more than 20 percent of coronavirus cases in some states are among healthcare workers; and, whereas most media attention relating to the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare workers has been focused on direct care workers (i.e., doctors and nurses), relatively little attention has been given to the impact on healthcare service workers.
A mobile panic button app can provide crucial support for students, teachers, parents and administrators during and after crisis situations.
The CDC published new guidance relating to COVID-19 mitigation strategies for fully vaccinated people. As communities and businesses return to safe operation there is confusion about mask requirements for vaccinated vs unvaccinated individuals.
In October 2020, the Department of Education announced it was rescinding the Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting and replacing it with an appendix to the Federal Student Aid (FSA) Handbook.
An emergency management coordinator typically creates and prepares specific plans and procedures for responding to threats such as a natural disaster, active assailant, or another community emergency.