Pediatric Disaster Preparedness

EMSC resource – look under Education link


Pediatric Disaster Center of Excellence


AAP publication on reunification


National Pediatric Disaster Coalition

Whole Community Pediatric Disaster Training

Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness Mgt 439 (TEEX):

NEW (FEMA) Community Preparedness: Integrating the Needs of Children Workshop:

COVID Vaccine and Vaccination for Children

AAP: Covid Vaccine in Children


CDC: Intramuscular Injection (video): Supplies Preparation (Children Birth to 18 years)


CDC: Intramuscular Injection Sites (video): (Infant to Adult)


CDC eLearn Course: Immunization: You Call the Shots-Module Eighteen- Vaccine Administration (e-Learn) 2021


CDC: Vaccine Administration Module (interactive):


Parkland Health (video): Preparing your child for vaccination

COVID Clinical and Surge Guidance

CDC COVID-19 Caring for Children


Real-Time COVID Learning Network (Pediatrics):


EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center: COVID Resources:


Pediatric Overflow Planning Contingency Response Network: Covid Lessons Learned


Pediatric COVID webinars and collaboratives


Paediatric International Patient Safety and Quality Community (PIPSQC)


Don’t Forget the Bubbles: Managing a Busy Emergency Department

The Respiratory Surge – how to manage a busy ED


Pediatric Surge Technical Assistance Resource (ASPR-TRACIE)


Children’s Hospital Association Coordinating Hospital Care for Children to Increase Capacity for Surge


Children’s Colorado Clinical Pathways


UpToDate COVID-19 Management in Children:


AAP Interim Guidance:


Yale New Haven Children’s Clinical Pathways


Children’s of Philadelphia Clinical Pathways:


Royal College of Pediatrics National Guidance for Children During Covid:


Red Book 2019 Novel Coronavirus:


Pediatric Overflow Planning Contingency Network MISC protocol:

Pediatric Legal Issues & Crisis Standards of Care

Western Regional Alliance for Pediatric Emergency Management (WRAPEM) Legal Resource Guide (DRAFT July 2021):


ASPR TRACIE Technical Assistance Pediatric Crisis Standards of Care (2021)


Pediatric Surge Crisis Standards of Care (module) Minnesota


Patient Care Scarce Resource Strategies (Minnesota)


Crisis Standards of Care – Pediatrics (Nebraska)


Scare Resource Management & Crisis Standards of Care Adult and Pediatrics (Washington Dept of Health)


Arizona Crisis Standards of Care Plan 2020 (Includes Pediatrics):

Arizona COVID-19 Addendum: Allocation of Scarce Resources in Acute Care Facilities:

Pediatric Disaster Mental Health and Resiliency

Sound the Alarm for Kids Mental Health Resources


Special Focus: Suicide and Mental Health Emergencies Before, During, and Beyond COVID-19 (WRAP-EM/ASPR)


ASPR TRACIE: Pediatric Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Speaker Series (July 2021)


Child Life Disaster Relief —


National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement —


National Child Traumatic Stress Network —


Listen, protect, connect (LPC) Psychological First Aid System —


Child Mind Institute


Pediatric Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness: A Resource for pediatricians.


Emergency Planning and Juvenile Justice

Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities (2011)


A Toolkit for Juvenile Justice Agencies to Help People Heal During and After Natural Disasters (Child Trends)

Families of Children and Youth with Disabilities and Medical Needs

CDC Children with Special Healthcare Needs


HHS Public Health Emergency: Hurricane Response-Resources for Children with Special Health Care Needs


Complex Child (a monthly online magazine for families)


The Center for Children with Special Needs


Autism Speaks Disaster Resources


Children with Cerebral Palsy Disaster Guidance (Seattle Children’s)


Emergency Preparedness for Families of Children with Special Needs (Virginia)


Disaster Survival Resources Simplifying Survival: Disaster Preparedness Special Needs

School Disaster and Pandemic Readiness

National Association of School Nurses (COVID)


Education and Childcare Guidance (NACCHO)


Emergency Planning School Safety:


How Schools Can Prepare (Red Cross):


Sample School Emergency Plan (FEMA):


Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Center:


Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools COVID:


School House Connection:



Child Care Disaster Resources

NEW: FEMA EMI Course IS-36.A: Preparedness for Child Care Providers:


Child Care Aware of America:


The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC):


Childcare Disaster Preparedness (UCSF):


Institute for Childhood Preparedness:


Pediatric Disaster Care Centers of Excellence

Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response (EGLPCDR)


Western Regional Alliance for Pediatric Emergency Management WRAP-EM

Pediatric Surge Planning & Annex Resources

Pediatric Hazard Vulnerability Analysis Tool (EGLPCDR/EIIC)


Pediatric Annex for Hospital Emergency Operations Plan (Oregon)


Illinois State Pediatric and Neonatal Surge Annex


Alameda County California Pediatric Surge Plan Template


Los Angeles County


NYC Pediatric Disaster Healthcare Coalition Toolkits


Pediatric and Neonatal Surge Annex (ESF8 Illinois):


Rady Children’s Surge Planning Train the Trainer


California Department of Public Health Pediatric Surge


ASPR TRACIE Pediatric Surge Annex Webinar


WNY Pediatric Surge Work Group (ppt)


Pediatric (Non-PICU) Hospital Surge Plan Guidelines (New York):

Pediatric Data Sources for Emergency Planning

Child Development Data and Statistics (CDC)


COVID-19 Data: North American PICUs


Pediatric COVID Tracking Data


COVKID Project:


KidsCount National Data (Anne Casey Foundation)


KidsData (California)

Prehospital Readiness and Surge

Prehospital Pediatric Readiness Toolkit and Checklist (EIIC)


Prehospital Pediatric Care Course (New York) Simulation Scenarios


Pediatric Readiness in Emergency Medical Services Systems (AAP)


YouTube HandTevy Videos


ReelDx Public Cases Learning Videos

Disaster Planning for OB/GYN & NICU

Stanford OB Disaster Planning Toolkit:


American College of OB/GYN (ACOG) Hospital Disaster Preparedness for Maternity Care COVID-19 Obstetric Preparedness


Neonatal Disaster Preparedness


CDC Disaster Safety for Expecting and New Parents