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This exercise will serve as an opportunity for community, rural and tribal Healthcare Centers to assess their ability to remain operational in the aftermath of an earthquake damaging their principal facility. The primary purpose of this exercise will be to carefully examine the Healthcare Center’s Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) focusing on identifying the plans strengths and areas needing improvement.
Caduceus Shield Exercise Initiative
The Clinic Calamity – A Healthcare Center Tabletop Exercise is part of the national Caduceus Shield Exercise Initiative.
At 10:26AM on a Tuesday residents throughout the area begin to feel the ground roll and shake. Initial seismic reports indicate that a 7.0 magnitude earthquake occurred along the area’s major fault.
Immediately following the earthquake staff members are shocked to see that their workplace has been badly damaged. They stand in the parking lot waiting for someone to give them direction as to what they should do.
Access an informative series of Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) videos.
Your Healthcare Center can participate in this exercise for $600.
For information about participating in this exercise please complete an Information Request Form. Upon completing the form you will be contacted and provided with additional information.
|Exercise Date||Exercise Time||Scenario||Exercise
|Location / Participation *|
|Individual participant registration CLOSES at 12:00PM ET on the day prior to the exercise||Tweet|
|October 5, 2018||9:00AM – 4:00PM ET
|Earthquake||Register Now||From a conference room or similar location via the ONX System as part of your Healthcare Center’s Incident Management Team|
* Everyone who will be participating in the exercise must register for the following reasons: