Local Planning Resources

  • AHRQ released Emergency Preparedness Atlas: U.S. Nursing Home and Hospital Facilities, which is a case study intended to help local communities identify the health care facilities (hospitals and nursing homes) that could be available and prepared to provide assistance under emergency conditions in their communitiess. Also published with the Atlas is a report, Nursing Homes in Public Health Emergencies, which presents the results of a series of focus groups convened to collect information about disastyer - and bioterrorism  - related planning activites among nursing home in the same six states used in the Atlas case study series. 

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