Designing A Disaster Plan During COVID-19

October 9, 2020

Behavioral healthcare facilities are adjusting their disaster plans to deal with the effects of the pandemic, according to an article on the Behavioral Health Executive website.

When these plans are crested properly, they can support facilities’ disaster response. These plans, with state and local statutes and regulations and accreditation standards, add up to preparedness. 

COVID’s impact on a disaster plan should be focused on three areas: risk analysis, emergency response and business continuity. 

Risk analysis determines what threats the facilities faces. The emergency response document covers every element of the initial response to an incident on property. The business continuity plan is a recovery document. 

Read the full Behavioral Health Executive article.



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