California hospital disaster planning conference dealing with new normal

September 19, 2019

From wildfires and earthquakes to floods and mass shootings, what were once rare or infrequent events have now become regular occurrences in California. For California hospitals. according to an article on the Yahoo.com website.

California hospital and disaster response officials from across California recently gathered in Pasadena to discuss hospital emergency preparedness.

More than 700 nurses, doctors, public health officials and disaster readiness experts attended  the 2019 "Disaster Planning for California Hospitals" statewide conference, sponsored by the California Hospital Association (CHA).

With earthquakes an constant threat in California, conference attendees will learn how the ShakeAlert® earthquake early warning system is now being tested in one major Southern California hospital. 

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