Hospital Emergency Preparedness Program
Hospitals play a key role in emergency readiness throughout Kansas. As vital community resources, hospitals must be among the best prepared, alongside police, fire, rescue, and other public safety services.
KHERF administers the Individual Hospital Grants and Regional Planning Hospitals subsidies in partnership with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. KHERF and the seven Regional Hospitals assist with the planning of the National Hospital Preparedness Program. Every hospital is eligible to apply for the Community Hospital Grant funds, according to the grant guidance.
FY15-16 HPP Grant Materials
Standardized Overhead/Emergency Codes
As staff often
work in multiple facilities, codes that trigger emergency protective and
response steps should be standardized to help insure quick action. A customizable toolkit is available: