Mass Violence

Mar 3, 2023
As caregivers and healers, hospitals and health systems are the antithesis of violence. They are in the business of treating patients, healing communities and saving lives.
Jun 30, 2022
The Justice Department’s National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center will host a July 14 Town Hall webinar on victim-centric response to mass violence.
Jun 10, 2022
A number of health care organizations have taken initiatives to address this ongoing national tragedy, but active engagement is needed by more health systems and hospitals already committed to improving community health status.
Jun 3, 2022
On Wednesday evening, a gunman killed four people in a medical building on the campus of Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. We grieve with the victims and their families, as well as the entire Saint Francis Health System team, as they mourn the loss of four members of their community.
Jun 2, 2022
Following the tragic murders of four people and many wounded on the campus of St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, OK, the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center offers these resources, which may provide guidance for the victims, survivors, and community in the coming days and months.
Jun 2, 2022
Yesterday was another unfortunate example of gun violence in our country. This latest incident was in a medical facility, a place of healing, on the campus of Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Okla.
Jun 1, 2022
Mass violence and domestic terrorism comprise a major public health crisis in America.
May 25, 2022
Every day, hospitals and health systems across the country respond to the trauma caused by gun violence. Through the AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, we have partnered with the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center to provide resources and support surrounding incidents of…
Apr 30, 2021
Due to recent tragic events, Hospitals Against Violence has gathered for health care facilities a list of resources and tools that provide guidance on how to prepare and respond to an active shooter incident.