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This LTC2Prepare Initiative targets implementation of a statewide nursing facility preparedness initiative to increase the adoption of emergency preparedness in certified nursing facilities’ (LTC) practices and to support implementation of the CMS Final Rule for Emergency Preparedness statewide towards improving resident quality of life and quality of care.

Site Resources

This website provides FREE access to comprehensive training and resources including:

  • New Electronic Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA) Tool – Access to the HVA ended on April 30, 2024.
  • LTC Emergency Preparedness Manual
    • Downloadable in Microsoft Word
    • Downloadable as a PDF with fillable forms so changes may be made to the forms
    • Print a page, a section or the entire manual
    • Searchable by key word or phrase
  • CMS Final Rule on Emergency Preparedness
    • CMS documents and guidelines
  • Comprehensive Catastrophic Disaster Planning and Structural Mitigation Resources
    • Resources and guides based on an earthquake scenario at the New Madrid Seismic Zone with application to many other LTC catastrophic situations
  • Links to other resources
  • Application for use of CMP Funds for Emergency Response
    • Printable version of CMS Region IV application to apply for CMP funds for Emergency Response

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