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New Hire Orientation. Prepared by:. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response (OEPR). Objectives Outline. NYC DOHMH’s role in an emergency. ID: 682159

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Emergency Preparedness and Response: Understanding Key Elements and Your Role

New Hire OrientationPrepared by:New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response (OEPR)

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Objectives Outline

NYC DOHMH’s role in an emergencyOverview of OEPR’s key functionsEmergency notification process

Personal preparedness

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Types of Potential Emergencies: CBERN

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Past NYC DOHMH Responses

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DOHMH Roles in Emergencies

Identify diseases and potential risk levels of certain populationsProvide guidance to the healthcare

community

regarding disease identification and treatment

Provide emergency information

to the public

Distribute medication

to the public

Provide safety information

to the public and emergency workers regarding potential hazards in different environments

Coordinate mental health needs and services

Provide staff

for emergency evacuation centers and potential hurricane sheltersContinually provide critical agency services

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OEPR’s Key Functions and Management Cycle

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DOHMH’s Incident Command System (ICS)

Incident Command System (ICS) is a standardized organizational structure used nationally by first response agencies, in situations when the existing organizational structure becomes overwhelmed (i.e., during emergencies).The DOHMH ICS:Delineates roles by ICS title and experience, not

day-to-day responsibilities

(*This

means you may have a different assignment and

supervisor during

an

emergency)

Provides management tools to efficiently organize staff into clearly defined roles

Facilitates clear communication by eliminating radio codes, slang and jargon

E

nsures safety of staff

Leverages the agency’s resources effectively

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Understanding Continuity of Operations (COOP)

Continuity of Operations (COOP) ensures the ability of an agency to continue its essential services during a wide rage of emergencies.Examples of essential services include:

- Correctional Health Services

- Death and Birth Certificate Issuance

- Poison Control Center

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Emergency Role Expectations

Responding to emergencies is a key part of DOMHM’s mission and role in the cityAll DOHMH employees are expected to participate in emergency response if directed

Staff may:

- Work from a different location than usual

- Work different and/or longer hours than usual

- Perform tasks different from day-to-day work

- Report to a supervisor different from your day-to-day

supervisor

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Other Assignments: Points of Dispensing (PODs)

Points of Dispensing (PODs): sites opened when the emergency requires the mass distribution of vaccine or medication to the public

-

POD Core Team Staff (leadership)

Set up and manage PODs

Make assignments for the General Staff

Attend training and exercises to practice

General Staff

Have a POD assignment with direct public contact

Receive assignments and training at the POD

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Other Assignments: Citywide Emergency List (CWL)

Citywide Emergency List (CWL): made up of personnel from New York City agencies who may be called upon to work on citywide emergency operationsHurricane shelters

Evacuation Centers (usually in employee’s home borough)

Examples of CWL positions:

Operator

Specialist

General Staff

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Get Prepared

Review your emergency roleTrain for your assignmentDevelop a Family Preparedness PlanHave a

Go Bag

Visit NYC OEM’s

website

for additional information and preparedness plans

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Thank You!

OEPR looks forward to working with you in preparation for our next emergency.

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Questions?

Contact: Thomas MauroDirector of Exercises and Training

tmauro1@health.nyc.gov

347-396-2746

Rebecca Baron

Training Coordinator

rbaron1@health.nyc.gov

347-396-2773


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