Emergency Preparedness

Read: Lessons Learned from 6 Higher Education Emergency Managers

Lessons Learned from 6 Higher Education Emergency Managers

Emergency managers from Kennesaw State, Cal State Fullerton, Rice University, the University of Central Oklahoma, Gonzaga University and Boston College share their strategies for success.

Read: The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

Here’s what works and what doesn’t across five broad campus public safety operational categories: personnel, plans and procedures, facilities, equipment and communications.

Read: Lessons Learned from the Evacuation of a Long-Term Care Facility

Lessons Learned from the Evacuation of a Long-Term Care Facility

Here’s what worked and what didn’t during this long-term care facility’s temporary evacuation of its 144 residents.

Read: Help for Hospitals Handling Patient Surges

Help for Hospitals Handling Patient Surges

Here’s a free hospital security planning resource designed to help healthcare organizations manage security and public health emergencies.

Read: How U.S. Schools Are Preparing for Coronavirus Threat

How U.S. Schools Are Preparing for Coronavirus Threat

Many schools are readying for the possibility of extended closings by preparing online lessons and/or instructional packets.

Read: Suspected Campus Gunman Arrested at Airport, Attempting to Flee Country

Suspected Campus Gunman Arrested at Airport, Attempting to Flee Country

Mt. San Jacinto College and three nearby campuses were locked down while law enforcement searched for the suspect.

Read: LA/OC IAHSS Recognizes Hospital Security Officers for Saving Lives, Outstanding Performances

LA/OC IAHSS Recognizes Hospital Security Officers for Saving Lives, Outstanding Performances

In all, 25 hospital security officers were honored at a luncheon that was held in Los Angeles on Oct. 16.

Read: 6 Questions You Should Ask When Creating Your Campus Emergency Plans

6 Questions You Should Ask When Creating Your Campus Emergency Plans

Learn how tools like mass notification systems coupled with the right emergency communication plan can help your organization achieve the speed and reach it needs to keep everyone safe and informed.

Read: Tornado Rips Through Sioux Falls Hospital Complex

Tornado Rips Through Sioux Falls Hospital Complex

Hospital staff at a behavioral health center had 10 minutes to wake up 102 residents to get them to the center of the building.

Read: 15 Items Your Hurricane Emergency Kit Should Include

15 Items Your Hurricane Emergency Kit Should Include

FEMA offers a list of items your hurricane emergency kit should include, plus recommended actions you should take before, during and after a hurricane.

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