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Hospitals

Hospitals Hospitals are the foundation of the health care system. With over 55 hospitals, NYC has one of the largest health care systems in the nation. Emergency preparedness at healthcare facilities is critically important for any emergency incident. Here you will find more information and resources to improve hospital mitigation, response, and recovery during emergencies.

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Nursing Homes

Nursing HomesNursing Home residents rely on highly trained staff to provide critical care at all times. During emergencies, nursing homes are expected to have emergency plans to ensure continuity of operations and the safety of their residents. Here you will find more information, tools and resources specifically for nursing home administrators to increase facilities resilience in the face of emergencies and disasters.

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Adult Care Facilities

Adult Care FacilitiesIn an emergency, thorough preparation is key to an effective response. New York City’s Adult Care Facilities need to be prepared for any type of emergency. Here you will find information, tools and resources created for Adult Care Facilities to prepare your facilities, staff and the residents under your care.

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Community Health Centers & Private Providers

Community Health Centers & Private ProvidersThroughout New York City, communities rely heavily on Community Health Centers and private healthcare providers to maintain the health and resilience of the population during disasters. Here you will find information, tools and resources to aid in preparing their facilities for any emergency.

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Dialysis Centers

Dialysis CentersEmergencies can strike at any time and may affect a dialysis center’s ability to provide critical treatment to people with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Information, tools and resources here will help your facility be more prepared for emergencies and the clients you serve to be ready for emergencies.

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Pharmacies

PharmaciesPharmacies play an essential role in planning and responding to a citywide public health emergency. The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene partners with pharmacies to assist in mass dispensing and immunization efforts. In addition, to help pharmacies stay open during and after a citywide public health emergency, DOHMH works with City and State agencies as well as individual pharmacies and associations to improve pharmacy resilience. Here you will find more information, tools and resources to improve pharmacy preparedness.

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New York City Medical Reserve Corps (NYC MRC)

Medical Reserve CorpsThe NYC MRC is a trained group of over 7,400 health care professionals ready to respond to health emergencies and disasters. Medical volunteers are critical to the success of many emergency operations and the NYC MRC provides free training and exercise opportunities throughout the year. New members are welcome!

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