Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Resources
for Healthcare Facilities - CDC - February 2009
CDC has created a new webpage that provides all-hazards resources intended for individuals at healthcare facilities tasked with ensuring that their facility is as prepared as possible for an emergency. The healthcare facilities targeted by this page include hospitals, long-term acute and chronic care facilities, outpatient clinics and urgent care facilities, physicians' offices, and pediatric offices and hospitals.
Children in Disasters: Hospital Guidelines from Pediatric Preparedness
This best practice document was created by the Center for Bioterrorism Preparedness Program Pediatric Task Force of the New York City Department of Health. It serves as an outstanding resource for all hospitals to deal with children in the event of a disaster.
Pediatric Disaster and Emergency Services National Summit 2008
This link goes to the video presentation of EMS national and regional experts in Pediatric Disaster Preparedness. Valuable information for all EMS providers, Disaster planners Hospital and Emergency Department leadership. (As with any video online, you can press play and then pause to get the video buffered. This way it won’t skip as much.)