Business and Organization Preparedness

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Preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies is most effective when it involves the efforts of the whole community. Do 1 Thing is a great resource for businesses looking to increase their emergency preparedness.

  1. Long Term Care Facilities
  2. Hospitals and Clinics
  3. Faith Based Organizations
  4. Child Care Providers
Long Term Care Facilities include assisted living, nursing homes, and skilled nusing facilities. In the event of a public health emergency residents at these types of facilities may be the most vulnerable. Below are some resources to assist with planning for public health emergencies. 

LTC Emergency Preparedness from the MDH

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Emergency Preparedness Rule

HHS Resource Database for Long Term Care Facilities

Health Alert Network (HAN)

Scott County Public Health works closely with the Minnesota Department of Health to coordinate the Health Alert Notification (HAN) system. This system enables information exchange between state and local health networks, including healthcare facilities. To learn more or request that your facility be added to the Health Alert Network, email asamuelson@co.scott.mn.us