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PACHC in cooperation with the PA Department of Health, Office of Public Health Preparedness has created an extensive manual of templates to assist health centers with developing their emergency preparedness program. The content was developed to be in compliance with HRSA PIN 2007-15, Emergency Management Expectations. All information in the manual can be found in the files below.

Emergency Prep Sample Policy Templates & Forms

Emergency Position Checklist

Supporting Forms and Checklists


The PA Health Alert Network (PA-HAN)
is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Health's Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Program and serves as a communication network among state and local public health agencies, healthcare providers, hospitals and emergency management officials.

The CDC has issued an alert for travel to areas where Zika virus is spreading. Travelers who are pregnant or considering pregnancy should consult a doctor. Learn more about the Zika virus.

Technical Resources Assistance Center and Information Exchange (TRACIE) was created to meet the information and technical assistance needs of regional ASPR staff, healthcare coalitions, healthcare entities, healthcare providers, emergency managers, public health practitioners, and others working in disaster medicine, healthcare system preparedness, and public health emergency preparedness.




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