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Active Shooter

In cooperation with Upstate University Police we are pleased to provide the following educational videos on an active shooter in a health care environment.

Active Shooter Training Videos


Below are the resources shared for healthcare and public health sector partners:

Below are the resources listed for healthcare and public health active shooter response:

  • 2015 Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council Guidance on Active Shooter Planning and Response in a Healthcare Setting: This document was developed by the HPH SCC to provide specific guidance to healthcare providers, incorporating the unique aspects of the healthcare setting, such as special considerations for operating rooms, neonatal units, and medical gases and resources for coordinating medical and behavioral health responses after the incident.
  • Incorporating Active Shooter incident Planning into Health Care Facility Emergency Operations Plans: This document, produced by HHS- ASPR, DOJ, and DHS-FEMA encourages healthcare facilities to consider how to better prepare for an active shooter incident in their emergency operations plan. The document is geared toward emergency planners, disaster committees, executive leadership, and others. Information sharing, coordination with law enforcement, and psychological first aid information is provided.
  • MESH Coalition Active Shooter Training Video: This video, produced by the MESH Coalition, a non-profit public-private healthcare coalition in Marion County, Indiana and the Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety, Inc., a collaboration of the six major Indianapolis health systems, shares with viewers the unique considerations for those responding to an active shooter in healthcare settings. The video is cited by the HPH SCC as embodying the goals of their Guidance document.
  • FBI Active Shooter Resources: Additional active shooter planning resources from the FBI.