NYC Releases Annual Report on Healthcare System Preparedness

The New York City (NYC) Health Department, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response is pleased to share the first annual report on Health Care System Preparedness (http://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/em/nyc-healthcare-system-preparedness-report.pdf). The report documents the collaborative and intensive work between the Health Department and health care facilities across NYC and the region. The agency works closely with the entire health care system – hospitals, long-term care facilities, primary care providers, emergency management and EMS – through the NYC Healthcare Coalition to prepare for emergencies. For more information follow NYC’s Health Department on Twitter (@nychealthy) and check out the press release here.

About Katie Dwyer

Katie Schemm Dwyer is a Director in NACCHO's Preparedness Division. Her work focuses on supporting local health departments strengthen public health preparedness systems through governance, coordination and liaison with federal preparedness organizations, policy, and program management.

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