Louisiana Crisis Standards of Care Document

Louisiana should be prepared for extreme disasters that are large enough to overwhelm healthcare facilities.  This document was developed for the citizens of Louisiana to provide a basic understanding of the guidelines for healthcare facilities to use when a medical crisis is formally declared by the state due to an extreme disaster.  Planning for this type of disaster is a national effort and many states, in addition to Louisiana, have implemented similar plans.

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Welcome to the Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Blog!

We will shortly begin posting some material for your review and comment. The material will address issues associated with mass casualty planning, and your input is welcome.

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