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Newsletters:

    April 2019 Newsletter 

Point of Contact Info: 

    HCC Representative: Julie Adelchanow jadelchanow@amsurg.com

    EMS Agency Program Manager:  Elaine Forsyth, RN   eforsyth@dhs.lacounty.gov

 

Resources Documents:

    ASC Patient Disaster Record-Sample

    ASC Policy Template-Sample

    Healthcare Surge Planning Guide (2017)

    Preparedness Items List for Ambulatory Surgery Centers (2012)

 

Resource Links:

    California Ambulatory Surgery Association (CASA)

 

Point of Contact Info: 

 

HCC Representative: Sandra Stark Shields, LMFT-LACo DMH                sashields@dmh.lacounty.gov

EMS Agency Program Manager:  Ami Boonjaluksa, RN            aboonjaluksa2@dhs.lacounty.gov

 

Resources Documents:

    Anticipate. Plan. Deter. Building Responder Resilience-Instructor Guide (2015)

    Preparing Hospitals and Clinics for the Psychological Consequences of a Terrorist Incident or Other Public Health Emergency (2007)

    PsyStart Disaster Mental Health Triage Systems Concept of Operations (CONOPS) Toolkit for the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency

  • Attachment 1-PsySTART Disaster Mental Health Triage System “Exercise Only” form
  • Attachment 2-HICS- Mental Health Unit Leader with PsyStart Triage Manager Component Job Action Sheet
  • Attachment 3-HICS – Mental Health Triage (PsySTART) Manager Job Action Sheet
  • Attachment 4-PsySTART Staff Self Triage System (Single-day version)
  • Attachment 5-PsySTART Staff Self Triage System (Multi-day version)
  • Attachment 6- PsySTART Staff Self Triage System Leader Summary Form
  • Attachment 7 - HICS- Employee Health & Well-Being Unit Leader with PsySTART Staff Triage Component
  • Attachment 8- Building Your Responder Personal Resilience Plan™.      Anticipate, Plan, Deter - Maximizing Resilience for Healthcare Workers (brochure)
  • Attachment 9-Listen, Protect and Connect: Family to Family, Neighbor to Neighbor to Neighbor-Psychological First Aid (PFA) for the Community Helping Each Other
  • Attachment 10 - PsySTART  Disaster Mental Health Triage Systems TableTop Exercise  Guidebook for Healthcare Facilities

 

Resource Links:

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

    Code Triage: Integrating the National Children’s Disaster Mental Health Concept of Operations Across Health Care Systems

 

Point of Contact Info: 

    HCC Representative: Roel Amara, RN ramara@dhs.lacounty.gov

    EMS Agency Program Manager:  Aracely Campos  acampos4@dhs.lacounty.gov

 

Agendas:

    Feb 2017

    June 2017

 

Meeting Minutes:

    February 2017

    June 2017

 

General:

    Coalition Surge Test

    Healthcare Coalition Governance Document (2012)

    Healthcare Coalition Resources 

    
HHS emPOWER Map 

    HPP Turns 15 years Old 

    Inclusive Planning in Emergency Response 

Point of Contact Info: 

    HCC Representative: Brenda Rodriguez - CCALAC                brodriguez@ccalac.org

    EMS Agency Program Manager:  Ami Boonjaluksa, RN                aboonjaluksa2l@dhs.lacounty.gov 

 

Resources Documents:

     Healthcare Surge Planning Guide (2017)

Resource Links:

    Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC)

Point of Contact Info: 

    HCC Representative:

    EMS Agency Program Manager:   Elaine Forsyth, RN eforsyth@dhs.lacounty.gov

 

Resources Documents:

     Healthcare Surge Planning Guide (2017)

Resource Links:

    ESRD Network 18 of Southern California- Emergency Readiness

    Disaster Management of Chronic Dialysis Patients

Point of Contact Info: 

    HCC Representative:

    EMS Agency Program Manager:  Elaine Forsyth, RN   eforsyth@dhs.lacounty.gov

 

Resources Documents:

    Ambulance Guidelines for Response to Radiation Events (2013)

    Healthcare Surge Planning Guide (2017)

 

Resource Links:

    California Emergency Medical Services Authority- Disaster Medical Services Division

 

Point of Contact Info: 

    HCC Representative:        Ashu Palta LACo OEM         APalta@ceooem.lacounty.gov

                                  Tayler Lorence LA EMD             tayler.lorence@lacity.org

                                    Emily Helder LA EMD

 

Resources Documents:

     Strategies for Inclusive Planning in Emergency Response (2017)

Resource Links:

    Los Angeles City Emergency Management Department

    Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management

    California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services

Point of Contact Info: 

    HCC Representative:  Andrew Pagsisihan                     andrew.pagsisihan@allcareprovider.com

    EMS Agency Program Manager:  Elaine Forsyth, RN   eforsyth@dhs.lacounty.gov

 

Newsletters:

     April 2019 Newsletter 

Resources Documents:

    Healthcare Surge Planning Guide (2017)

 

Resource Links:

     Emergency Preparedness Packet for Home Health Agencies (2011)

    National Association of Homecare and Hospice (Disaster Plans and Educational Presentations)

Point of Contact Info: 

    HCC Representative:     Jaime Garcia, Regional VP HASC                      jgarcia@hasc.org

    EMS Agency Program Manager:  Chris Sandoval, RN                       csandoval@dhs.lacounty.gov

 

Resources Documents: See EMS Agency Disaster Programs-Resource Documents

    Healthcare Surge Planning Guide (2017)

Resource Links:

See EMS Agency Disaster Programs-Resource Links

    Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC)

    Saint Mary Medical Center DRC

    South Bay Area DRC

    California Hospital Association Emergency Preparedness 

Articles: 

     Assessing Hospital Disaster Preparedness: A Comparison of an On-Site Survey, Directly Observed Drill Performance, and Video Analysis of Teamwork

    Los Angeles County and the Disaster Resource Center Program

    Transportation Resource Requirements for Hospital Evacuation

 

Point of Contact Info: 

    HCC Representative: Jason Belden-CAHF                     jbelden@cahf.org

                                    Cortney Kesterson-CAHF         ckesterson@cahf.org

    EMS Agency Program Manager:  Elaine Forsyth, RN       eforsyth@dhs.lacounty.gov

 

Resources Documents:

    Disaster Preparedness Resource Guide for LTCHF (2018)

    Healthcare Surge Planning Guide (2017)

 

Resource Links:

    Long Term, Home Health, and Hospice Care Planning Guide for Public Health Emergencies

    California Association of Health Facilities –Disaster Preparedness Program

 

Point of Contact Info: 

    HCC Representative: Stella Fogelman, RN, MSN-LAC DPH     sfogleman@ph.lacounty.gov

                                          Sandy Wedgeworth-LBHHS                       Sandy.Wedgeworth@longbeach.gov

                                          Adrianne Kung-PPH                                      akung@cityofpasadena.net       

 

Resources Documents:

 

Resource Links:

    California Department of Public Health-Emergency Preparedness Office

    https://emsa.ca.gov/plans/

    Long Beach Health and Human Services

    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health-Acute Communicable Disease Control (ACDC)

    Los Angeles Health Alert Notification-Sign Up