Emergency Planning

Read: COVID-19 Silver Lining: Improved School Emergency Plans

COVID-19 Silver Lining: Improved School Emergency Plans

Those in charge of campus safety should use the COVID-19 pandemic as a way to evaluate existing emergency operations plans.

Read: Ready to Face These School Security and Safety Concerns When Students Return?

Ready to Face These School Security and Safety Concerns When Students Return?

As the date to reopen schools gets closer, be sure your campus can address the risks and threats of violence created or exacerbated by the coronavirus shutdown.

Read: Getting Back to ‘Normal’ After the Coronavirus Crisis

Getting Back to ‘Normal’ After the Coronavirus Crisis

Here are some issues schools, universities and healthcare facilities need to consider now that states and local governments are attempting to reopen the economy and ease COVID-19 restrictions.

Read: Rice Offering Housing to Hospital Personnel Working to Fight COVID-19

Rice Offering Housing to Hospital Personnel Working to Fight COVID-19

Rice University is located directly adjacent to the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest medical complex in the world.

Read: Colleges Prepping Dorms for Overflow Coronavirus Patients

Colleges Prepping Dorms for Overflow Coronavirus Patients

Many U.S. colleges and universities are prepping empty dorms and other large facilities to house both coronavirus patients and healthcare workers.

Read: 17 Essential Steps to Prepare Your Campus for a Large-Scale Public Event

17 Essential Steps to Prepare Your Campus for a Large-Scale Public Event

A Certified Public Manager and retired police lieutenant identifies 17 things campuses must do before hosting a large-scale event to ensure safety for all.

Read: Next Level Crisis Planning for Students with Disabilities

Next Level Crisis Planning for Students with Disabilities

When doing access or functional needs crisis planning, let go of labels or diagnoses and concentrate on practical abilities or disabilities that pertain to emergency response.

Read: Brighton (Mich.) Schools Cut Parent-Student Reunification Time by 75%

Brighton (Mich.) Schools Cut Parent-Student Reunification Time by 75%

In an active shooter drill, the process of reunification was conducted twice — once using an emergency management system and once using paper-and-pencil.

Read: Audit Finds NYC Schools Unprepared for Emergency Situations

Audit Finds NYC Schools Unprepared for Emergency Situations

An audit of NYC schools’ safety plans found missing floor plans, unarmed door alarms, and a lack of drills and coordination, among other things.

Read: When Disaster Strikes: Creating A Hospital Emergency Plan

When Disaster Strikes: Creating A Hospital Emergency Plan

Here are some general steps to consider when creating a hospital emergency plan that goes beyond natural disasters and utility failures.

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