Priority Area: Community Preparedness - Strategies and Partners Matrix

County Collaborating Hospitals Collaborating Counties Specific Focus Area Strategies and/or Interventions Partners
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center
  • Northern Dutchess Hospital
  • St. Francis Hospital
    Comprehensive health preparedness response planning continually updated as appropriate and information disseminated to the public
  • Medical reserve corps
  • Emergency response center
  • Businesses
  • Media
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Red Cross
Putnam Putnam Hospital Center    
  1. Revise the Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan to include topics such as hazard analysis, vulnerability assessment, at-risk populations, communications, mass dispensing, etc.
  2. Outfit and supply the identified Alternate Care Site, e.g., purchase equipment and hardware.
  3. Develop a Mass Fatality Plan to deal with a large number of deaths.
Putnam County Bioterrorism/Disaster Preparedness Task Force:
  • Bureau of Emergency Services
  • Sheriff’s Department
  • County Executive’s office
  • Department of Social Services and Mental Health
  • Putnam Hospital Center
  • American Red Cross
  • Nyack Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Dutchess
  • Ulster
  • Putnam
  • Orange
  • Westchester
  • Sullivan
  Ensure that every agency or organization that serves county residents is responsible for a plan of action.  
St. Lawrence      
  1. A county emergency preparedness group meets monthly to address concerns, share resources, troubleshoot problems and make decisions for the betterment of the community.
  2. The county has developed mutual aid agreements, a unified response to policies and procedures, and plans to fulfill deliverables.
  3. The group participates in drills, exercises and trainings.
  • St. Lawrence County Emergency Services
  • St. Lawrence County Public Health
  • Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center
  • Massena Memorial Hospital
  • EJ Noble Hospital
  • Canton-Potsdam Hospital
  • Clifton-Fine Hospital
  • Saratoga Hospital
  • Adirondack Medical Center
  • Glens Falls Hospital
  • Nathan Littauer Hospital
  • Elizabethtown Community Hospital
  • Moses-Ludington Hospital
  • Essex
  • Hamilton
  • Warren
  • Fulton
  • Washington
  1. Saratoga Public Health Nursing Services works with the Countywide Emergency Preparedness Committee and its community partners on emergency preparedness.
  2. Saratoga Public Health Nursing Services works with the greater Capital District and the counties involved in the Cities Readiness Initiative Program.