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The Express: February 2023

This issue of The Express highlights the following resources:

Please also continue to access our Pediatric Surge and COVID-19 Resource Pages and our Natural Disasters Topic Collection. We encourage you to reach out if you need technical assistance.

ASPR TRACIE: 2022 Year in Review
This 2022 Year in Review document summarizes ASPR TRACIE's work during calendar year 2022 and includes links to all resources developed during that time.
Opioids: Frequently Asked Questions (Updated)
The updated Opioids: Frequently Asked Questions document was developed to provide answers to some of the most frequently asked opioid-related questions that affect our audience. It includes updated statistics and information, explains how the pandemic affected the opioid crisis, highlights the availability and use of Nalaxone, and answers questions about healthcare provider exposure and protection. 
Register Today: AHEPP Annual Conference

This year’s AHEPP Annual Conference will take place February 27-March 1, in Scottsdale, AZ. Check out ASPR TRACIE at the following sessions:

  • Active Shooter in the Hospital and Other Workplace Violence Considerations (March 1, 10:00-10:50 MT)
  • Determining Hospital Supply Needs and Likely Usage during an Incident (March 1, 2:15-3:05 MT)
Deadline Extended: Survey to Improve the Hospital Incident Command Systems (HICS)
The American Hospital Association shared a short survey from the California Emergency Medical Services Authority National Advisory Committee for hospitals and systems to share best practices and suggestions regarding HICS. The deadline for hospitals and health systems to complete the Hospital Incident Command Survey has been extended to February 28, 2023.  
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ASPR’s Division of Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) offers a variety of newsletters to keep stakeholders informed during emergency response and steady state. The newsletters inform stakeholders of the most significant issues facing the Healthcare and Public Health Sector including cybersecurity, healthcare supply chains, COVID-19, and more. If you are interested in receiving CIP newsletters, visit the CIP newsletter subscription webpage.
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