Disaster Preparedness


Pediatric readiness in EDs improves short- and long-term survival

A new, landmark study has found that emergency departments (EDs) being well-prepared to care for …


Looking back at 2022

What we accomplished in 2022 - thanks to your help. Prehospital pediatric readiness:-Received survey responses …


Welcoming the Newest Pediatric Disaster Center of Excellence

The Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR), part of the U.S. Department of Health …


Community-based Clinics: Join a Disaster Preparedness QI Initiative

The COVID-19 pandemic and the pediatric surge have provided clinics with real-life experience in implementing …


Pediatric Surge Recommendations and Resources

Experts from the Pediatric Pandemic Network and its federally funded partners (the Emergency Medical Services …


Statement on the Pediatric Surge From Federally Funded Pediatric Groups

Amid the wave of severe respiratory illnesses among children that is pushing hospitals past capacity, …


Improving Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Plans: Apply by Oct. 10

The EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center Disaster Domain is leading an opportunity for hospital-based teams …


National Preparedness Month: Ensuring children are part of the equation

In disasters and emergencies, preparation at every level – from a family creating an emergency …


Pediatric Pandemic Network expands

The Pediatric Pandemic Network (PPN), a national network of children’s hospitals and partners dedicated to …


Mass violence resources: Preparing for the unthinkable

Sadly, incidents of mass violence are becoming an everyday reality for children and families and …