Co-Chairs: Sondi Aponte (AZ) and Trish Thomas (NM)

The Emergency Preparedness workgroup contributes expertise in the development of regional and interregional emergency backup systems and protocols to prepare families, public health laboratories, newborn screening follow-up programs, and clinical genetics providers in the Mountain States Region for both catastrophic and management emergencies.

MSGRC holds monthly conference calls for this workgroup.

Resources

Are You Ready? Emergency Preparedness Strategies and Resources

Emergency Preparedness Surveys

Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and American Red Cross Answers to common questions and step-by-step guidance you can take now to protect you and your loved ones.

Ready.gov Learn about common natural hazards, and how to prepare for them.

Baby's First Test: Looking to the Future Helpful information about the medical home, transition. and emergency preparedness for families of children living with conditions.

Preparedness Checklist for Pediatric Practices- A publication of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Emergency Preparedness Resources and Helpful Hints Flyer for Arizona: English | Español

Caring for Children in a Disaster: Family and Provider stories