AFL-15-13 (July 1, 2015): Level II Heat Alert Advisory
Gunman Dressed In Black Riot Gear Kills 12, Injures 50 In Cinema Shooting
Local Nursing Home Employee Watches Massacre, Two Shot
By David Skipper, Vice President of Public Relations and Emergency Management
It may be time to review your workplace violence emergency operations plans. Check out this document from, FEMA: Active Shooter: How To Respond: http://www.alerts.si.edu/docs/DHS_ActiveShooterBook.pdf
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McKnight's Long-Term Care News
Monday, October 24, 2011
NATURAL DISASTERS MAKE ILLNESS MORE LIKELY FOR LTC RESIDENTS, STUDY FINDS...
Long-term care residents that are displaced from their facility following a natural disaster are more susceptible to illness, injury and death, a new study finds. The study was published in the September issue of the Journal of Gerontological Nursing. Click here to read more.
March 18, 2011: The California Emergency Management Agency Weather Advisory Update
Click HERE for more
January 2011: USGS: Overview of the ARkSTORM Scenario
A two-year study by the U.S. Geological Survey assessing the potential impact of a severe storm in the State of California. Click HERE to download the study.
PERTUSSIS/WHOOPING COUGH UPDATE:
California continues to experience an epidemic of pertussis. Through July 27, 2010 -- 2,174 cases have been reported in the state, a six-fold increase from the same period last year when 349 cases were reported. Pertussis (whooping cough) is a highly contagious bacterial illness spread by coughs and sneezes. People sick with pertussis have severe coughing attacks that can last for months.
To access helpful information regarding responsibilities during this Pertussis epidemic, including the “referring employer” section of the ATD Standard, sample vaccine declination forms for employees, the CDPH Pertussis Immunization Advisory and the VIS for Tdap, please see below: