Hospital Evacuation Toolkit

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit

This toolkit is a comprehensive guide that hospitals can use to prepare for and execute a hospital evacuation.  It is available for download  in .pdf format either as a complete toolkit or by individual section using the links below.

PDF Version:

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Complete Version

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 1 Introduction

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 2 Evacuation Planning Guide

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 3 Evacuation Floor Guide

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 4 Evacuation Staffing Guidance

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 5 Assembly Point Guide

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 6 Emergency Receiver Guidance

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 7 Checklist

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 8 Exercising Evacuation Plans

Word Version:

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 1 Introduction

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 2 Planning

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 3 Floor Guide

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 4 Staffing

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 5 Assembly Pt

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 6 Receiver

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 7 Checklist

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit – Section 8 Plans

MDPH Mobile Hospital Evacuation Toolkit

The Mobile MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit is designed to assist hospitals coordinate their preparation and response to an incident requiring evacuation. Users can navigate the interactive menus to review and edit job action sheets, checklists, and general information using a computer or web-enabled mobile device. Edited forms can be sent via e-mail using the application and should be directed to a central authority to maintain a common operating picture throughout the hospital (e.g. Emergency Preparedness Coordinator during planning or the Operations Section Chief during response).

Access the Mobile Toolkit

 

Additional Resource – AHRQ Hospital Evacuation Decision Guide

Hospital executive leadership teams and emergency planners should also consider reviewing the Hospital Evacuation Decision Guide which is available from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Public Health Preparedness Archive.  The guide contains organized and systematic guidance on how to consider the many factors that bear on the decision to order an evacuation.  The guide may be downloaded from the link below:

Access the AHRQ Hospital Evacuation Decision Guide