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EP Seminar

About

On March 14, 2019, in partnership with NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), CHCANYS hosted our 5th Annual Emergency Preparedness Seminar for Primary Care.

 

The presenters for this year's Seminar, discussed the role that community health centers, aka federally-qualified health centers (FQHC) and other types of primary care facilities could play in regards to response and recovery during and after emergencies and disasters. We covered the following topics:

  • Hurricane Harvey response and recovery - an FQHC perspective

  • Working with community health centers during emergencies - the Massachusetts model

  • Resources for community health centers via National Cooperative Agreement (NCA) holders with Health and Resources Services Administration (HRSA)

  • New York City Health Care Coalition - news and updates

  • Priority communication programs 

  • Cybersecurity 101

  • Active shooter threats - building an effective policy and procedure 

 

The program included the following speakers:

  • Celia Quinn - NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)

  • William Lang - NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)

  • Christina Brito-Tigerina - Texas Association of Community Health Centers (TACHC)

  • Tina Wright - Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers

  • Vernon Mosley - Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

  • Kristine Gonnella - National Nursing-led Care Consortium (NNCC)

  • Alison Pingelski - New York State Department of Health (SDOH)

  • Anne Hasselmann – ARH Health Consulting

  • Alexander Lipovtsev - CHCANYS

Seminar Presentations

1

Welcome and Introductions

Alexander Lipovtsev

Director, Health Center Support, CHCANYS

2

New York City Health Care Coalition

William Lang

Director, Hospital Readiness and Healthcare Coalitions, DOHMH

3

Hurricane Harvey: Texas PCA Role in Addressing Health Center Impact, Response, and Supporting Resiliency

Christina Brito-Tigerina

Clinical Care Coordinator, Texas Association of Community Health Centers (TACHC)

4

Creating Emergency Resilient Communities Through Health Centers

Tina Wright

Director, Emergency Management, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers

5

Emergency Communication Programs

Vernon Mosley

Priority Telecommunications Services Area Representative (PAR), Homeland Security - Regions I & II

6

Collective Impact Strategy for Emergency Management

Kristine Gonnella

Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives, National Nursing-led Care Consortium (NNCC)

7

Cyber Security Awareness and Preparation

Alison Pingelski

Deputy Digital Health Strategist, Office of Digital Health, New York State Department of Health (SDOH)

8

Active Shooter Preparedness - Working Session

Anne Hasselmann

Principal, ARH Health Consulting

Alexander Lipovtsev

Director, Health Center Support, CHCANYS

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Additional Documents 

Seminar Agenda

5th Annual Emergency Preparedness Seminar Agenda 

Active Shooter Plan Annex Development Worksheets - Practical Session

Use this worksheet to support development of your organization’s Active Shooter Plan.

Test Answers

Answers to the Seminar Test

Speaker Bios

Biographies of the speakers at the Seminar

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