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We have a variety of information available aimed at helping you whip your organization into shape so you're prepared to respond effectively and efficiently in the event of an emergency.

Board Meeting Minutes

May Meeting Minutes

April Meeting Minutes

March Meeting Minutes

February Meeting Minutes

January Meeting Minutes

December Meeting Minutes

November Meeting Minutes

October Meeting Minutes

September Meeting Minutes

August Meeting Minutes

July Meeting Minutes

Member Meeting Minutes

February Meeting Minutes

December Meeting Minutes

October Meeting Minutes

August Meeting Minutes

Novel COVID-19 Updates

Resilience Resources

Five Things You Should Know About Stress

Individual Resilience Factsheet for Responders

Suicide Prevention

Ten Free Apps to Help With Anxiety

Ten Ways to Build Resilience

Tips for Managing and Preventing Stress - A Guide for Emergency Responders and Public Safety Workers

Toolkits for Preparedness

COVID-19 Outpatient Dialysis

Healthcare Surge: A Framework for Response Planning

Hospital Preparedness Checklist

Isolation Operations Guidebook

Novel Coronavirus 2019 Nursing Home Preparedness Checklist

State of WI Testing Framework June-December, 2020

Guidance

Frequently Asked Questions

CDC FAQs

Cloth Face Coverings

Healthcare Volunteers

WEAVR

Hospital and Clinic

April 20, 2020: HERC Hospital and Clinic Call Summary

April 22, 2020: HERC Hospital and Clinic Call Summary

April 24, 2020: HERC Hospital and Clinic Call Summary

April 27, 2020: HERC Hospital and Clinic Call Summary

April 29, 2020: HERC Hospital and Clinic Call Summary

May 1, 2020: HERC Hospital and Clinic Call Summary

May 15, 2020: HERC Hospital and Clinic Call Summary

May 20, 2020: HERC Hospital and Clinic Call Summary

May 8, 2020: HERC Hospital and Clinic Call Summary

Long Term Care and Home Care Hospice

April 15, 2020: HERC Long Term Care and Home Health Hospice Call Summary

April 30, 2020: HERC Long Term Care and Home Care Hospice Call Summary

May 13, 2020: HERC Long Term Care and Home Care Hospice Call Summary

May 20, 2020: HERC Long Term Care and Home Care Hospice Call Summary

Protecting Yourself During a Home Visit

Situation Reports

April 10, 2020: HERC Sit Rep

April 3, 2020 HERC Sit Rep

HELPFUL DOCUMENTS

emPower Map and Social Vulnerability Index

2020 Regional Hazard Vulnerability Assessment (HVA)

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

2019-2020 Scholarship Application

2019 Regional Virtual Exercise After Action Report

CMS Emergency Preparedness Ruling Changes

HERC Preparedness Plan

HERC Response Plan

SAMHSA Disaster Response App Information

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