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Novel Corona Virus Updates

Guidance for Testing for COVID-19,CDC, March 24_2020

CMS Emergency Declaration and Healthcare Providers FAQ

Guidance for Discontinuation of Home Isolation and Return to Work

March 15: CDC Interim Guidance on Mass Gatherings

PPE Information for Healthcare Providers 3_15_2020

Guidance for EMS Providers and PSAPs 3_15_2020

Guidance for Long Term Care Providers 3_15_2020

March 9, 2020 CMS Guidance for EMTALA and COVID -19

March 11: Interim Guidance for Hemodialysis Patients

February 4: WI DHS Guidance

March 10: Implementation of Mitigating Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission

Healthcare Preparedness Checklist

Hospital Preparedness Checklist

March 2: CDC Preventing Spread of COIVD-19 in Communities

CDC Travel Notices

Preparing Communities for Potential Spread of COVID-19

Interim Guidance for Implementing Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)


2019 Coalition Surge Test AAR

2019 Regional Virtual Exercise After Action Report

2019 Spring Regional Exercise After Action Report

2019-2020 Scholarship Application

CMS Emergency Preparedness Ruling Changes

DNC Training Opportunities

HERC Preparedness Plan

HERC Response Plan

SAMHSA Disaster Response App Information

Tourism/Special Event Planning Tool from the WI Department of Tourism

Trauma Register Data Manager Job Posting

Helpful Websites

Wisconsin Department of Health

Wisconsin Emergency Management Training Portal

Wisconsin TRAIN

Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry (WEAVR)

(PCA) Portal: WI Department of Health Services

EMResource (WiTRAC)

TRACIE (Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Information Gateway)

Western Wisconsin Public Health Readiness Consortium (WWPHRC)

Project Proposals + Grant Funding

Per the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), we are focusing on the following four capabilities this year. All projects, exercises, and educational opportunities must relate to at least one of these capabilities.

  • Foundation for Healthcare and Medical Readiness
  • Healthcare and Medical Response Coordination
  • Continuity of Healthcare Service Delivery
  • Medical Surge

Projects completed or in progress this fiscal year include:

  • Scholarships for NWWIHERC members to attend regional conferences and training
  • 15 Pediatric Mass Casualty Kits to be distributed to EMS, Air Medical, and hospitals throughout the region
  • Multi Victim Trauma Bags-Available to borrow for your local music festival, community celebration or other large gatherings
  • WISCOM radio training and technical assistance for hospitals
  • A cache of tourniquets for every hospital and Community Health Clinic in the region
  • Support and Training for healthcare partners new to the CMS Emergency Preparedness Standard
  • Regional training on topics such as:
    Crisis Emergency Risk Communication
    Volunteer Receptions Centers
    ICS 101 for CMS Partners
    Family Assistance Center Training
    Public Information Officer Training
    Functional Assessment Support Team Training