Planning & Response

Title Description Topics
Appalachian Power - Be Prepared_ Making It Through a Power Outage West Virginia Appalachian Power Company's advice for making it through a power outage. The following checklists will help you be ready before the power goes out, as well as guide you on what to do during and after an outage. Checklist, Power Outages
APCO - Outages & Problems WV Appalachian power company website with outages and problems Power Outages
CDC Emergency Preparedness - Before Storm - Car CDC Information on how to prepare your car before a winter storm Extreme Cold/Winter Storms, Information for Consumers
CMS Proposed Regulations 2013 CMS proposed regulations 2013 Recommendations & Guidance
WV Ready Website Ready WV Evacuation Planning, One of the most important ways you can prepare your home and family is to create an emergency kit. If you need to evacuate your home, having some essential supplies on hand will make you and your family more comfortable. Once a disaster hits, you won’t have time to shop or search for supplies. Discuss what to do and what to take with you if you have to leave your home. Practice what you have discussed. Evacuation Planning, Information for Consumers
Title 64 legislative rules west Virginia division of health series 13 nursing home licensure rule title 64 legislative rules west Virginia division of health series 13 nursing home licensure rule Regulations and Mandates
Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings MMWR October 25, 2002 / Vol. 51 / No. RR-16 Recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee and the HICPAC/SHEA/APIC/IDSA Hand Hygiene Task Force Influenza, Recommendations & Guidance
WV Influenza Outbreak Report Form WV Outbreak Report for Suspected or Confirmed Influenza in Long Term Care Facilities Influenza
Guidelines for Suspected Influenza Outbreaks in Nursing Homes Long Term Care Facilities Guidelines for Suspected Influenza Outbreaks in Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Facilities Influenza, Recommendations & Guidance
Long Term Care Facility Outbreak Toolkit Long Term Care Facility Outbreak Toolkit Guidelines for Suspected Influenza Outbreaks in Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Facilities McGeer's Case Classification Worksheet Outbreak Report Form CDC Interim Guidance for Influenza Outbreak Management in Long-Term Care Facilities Line List for Acute Respiratory Illness in Long Term Care Facilities PDF Version Flu Sign for LTCF IDSA Seasonal Influenza Guidelines Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings Influenza, Recommendations & Guidance
Guidelines for Acute Respiratory Illness Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities West Virginia guidance for acute respiratory illness in LTC setting: prior to outbreak, suspected outbreak, controling the spread of infection, and outbreak response. Influenza, Recommendations & Guidance
WV acute-RI-LTCF website West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources guide to Acute Respiratory Illness Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities Influenza
WV Flood Tool WV Flood Tool Flooding, Hazard Vulnerability Assessment
Health Risk Assessment (HRA): Resource and Training Guide for Hazard Planning and Mitigation This guide was developed as a supplement to the Health Risk Assessment (HRA) County Reports. It is intended for health preparedness planning and training activities in West Virginia and was developed for use by local health departments and their partners. Events/Training, Hazard Vulnerability Assessment, Recommendations & Guidance

WV Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

WV Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management