Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives
When: Friday, Aug 9, 2019, 9:00AM - 11:30AM

Hospital Continuity   of Operations Planning WebEx


Meeting number (access code): 805 560 223


Meeting password: 2120537









563-421-6666 Local (US/Canada)


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Audience: Iowa Hospitals

Purpose:  Provide an opportunity to assist medical centers in Iowa with COOP development.  UIHC, Mike Hartley, will provide an overview of the Hospital Alliance for Preparendness in Iowa work on COOP development that addresses CMS and Joint Commision Requirements.

  • Will include opportunity for discussion and review of ASPR Health Care Preparedness and Response Capabilities for Continuity of Operations Planning.
  • Follow up Workshop to be held in September for agencies wanting face2face work session to develop agency COOP.


File UIHC COOP Template17.87 KB
PDF icon 5A Hospital COOP WebEX443.74 KB
File COOP Draft (HAPI)15.38 KB