emergency preparedness

If Your School is Hit by Ransomware, How Can You Communicate?

Andrea Lebron
December 05, 2019

It is being reported that an increasing number of schools and school districts are being hit by ransomware attacks - crippling...

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Nursing Home Statistics You Should Know

Andrea Lebron
December 03, 2019

News reports relating to nursing homes most often concern adverse events that result in the avoidable deaths of residents. These can...

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Why More Hospitals are Running Ebola Emergency Drills

Tara Gibson
November 26, 2019

On July 17, 2019, the World Health Organization declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in response to a new Ebola...

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The 4 Best Examples of Police and Mental Health Response

Mary Kate McGrath
November 21, 2019

Despite initiatives aimed at developing more successful interactions between police officers and people suffering mental health...

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Why It's Not Too Early to Think about Workplace Winter Weather Preparedness

Tara Gibson
November 12, 2019

If your workplace has been sweltering in the record temperatures recently experienced by much of the country, you may think it is a...

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Winter Preparation for Senior Care Facilities

Mary Kate McGrath
November 12, 2019

Bishop Gadsden Retirement Community in Charleston, South Carolina, was in the path of three hurricanes, one ice storm, and one snow...

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Black Friday Safety Incidents - Business Preparedness

Mary Kate McGrath
November 05, 2019

Every year, people across the United States set aside the Friday after Thanksgiving to shop. On Black Friday, retailers offer reduced...

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Teaching Safety Skills To Students With Autism

Mary Kate McGrath
October 31, 2019

In 2018, the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, raised new concerns about preparing students for a...

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Ways to Enhance Hospital Preparedness for Mass Casualties

Tara Gibson
October 29, 2019

The case study of the tragic 2017 Las Vegas shooting provides multiple examples of how healthcare organizations can enhance hospital...

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What Do Hospitals Do During Severe Weather Event Closings?

Mary Kate McGrath
October 15, 2019

In September of 2018, Hurricane Florence hit land and forced hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities in the Carolinas...

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Dealing With A Major Crisis On Campus

Mary Kate McGrath
October 14, 2019

On April 15, 2013, multiple bombings near the finish line at the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured over 263 others, as...

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School Safety and Mental Health Training Go Hand-in-Hand

Amelia Marceau
October 10, 2019

In May of 2018, an armed assailant entered Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, killing 10 students and leaving 10 more wounded....

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