Category: Disaster Planning, Education and Exercises
In the wake of the Orlando nightclub in 2016, CEPAR commends Orlando Regional Medical Center, which cared for a majority of the patients, for its outstanding response. How would Johns Hopkins respond to a similar event?
At Johns Hopkins, we have a long-standing multidisciplinary response team and a system in place to determine whether or not sending a response team following a disaster is appropriate.
The safety of Johns Hopkins faculty members, staff members and students is our primary concern, and CEPAR wants everyone to be aware of any pending or actual disasters or safety threats on campus.
In times when hospitals nationwide are already filled to capacity in many cases, how can hospitals plan to handle an unexpected influx of patients?
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital recently participated in an emergency preparedness training exercise on Dec. 7 led by the Tampa Bay Rays, in collaboration with the city of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County and federal law enforcement agencies
In the wake of deadly mass shootings around the nation, Gabor Kelen, M.D., discusses how Johns Hopkins would respond to an influx of patients.
Johns Hopkins All Children’s came together to keep the hospital operating during Hurricane Irma. Find out how they prepared and weathered the storm.
Staff members at The Johns Hopkins Hospital prepared in recent weeks for two emergency scenarios in different areas of the hospital.
On Feb. 6 and 7, the Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit (BCU) hosted the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) for a site visit and concurrently ran a “day in the life” drill, which exercised the daily operations capabilities of the BCU.
From AMBER alerts to weather alerts to alerts at Johns Hopkins, here's what you need to know about these emergency notifications.
Johns Hopkins joins nationwide initiative to empower bystanders in case of a mass casualty event.
Deadly mass shootings have risen dramatically during the past decade to become an all-too-often horrifying and heartbreaking trend that can happen anywhere. How is Johns Hopkins preparing, and what can you do in the event of such attack?
Do you have fur babies or other pets? Have you ever thought about what you would do with them during a major disaster, such as a hurricane, flood or tornado?
Hurricane season is back, and it’s time to prepare.
A biocontainment unit exercise showcased its capabilities and team to media, congressional staff members and state officials.
In this issue of Hopkins on Alert, CEPAR spotlights the emergency management team for the Johns Hopkins Heath System and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Robert “Bob” Maloney, senior director, Johns Hopkins Medicine Office of Emergency Management, oversees the team responsible for disaster prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
Experts from the Department of Emergency Medicine and CEPAR recently led training in Central Asia to help health leaders and doctors abroad manage events with mass casualties, such as a mass shooting or bombing.