Emergency Management Resource Library

Members of the public are critical partners in New Jersey’s emergency preparedness. The following resources provide important information for the public and HCC members for an array of public health threats.


New Jersey Healthcare Coalition Newsletter

The NJHCC Newsletter provides timely, high-quality healthcare news content on state and federal legislation, regulations, health law and health information technology. Below you can find previous newsletters that have been shared with coalition members.

Issue Date
6/20/24 HCC Meeting with NJDOH Commissioner | NJ Cooling Centers & Statewide Homeless Hotline | Psychological First Aid Online Course June 20, 2024
6/06/24 NOAA predicts above-normal 2024 Atlantic hurricane season | Meeting the Needs of LGBTQI+ Individuals During Disasters | Global Mpox Activity Continues at Low Level Except in DR Congo Hot Spot June 6, 2024
5/23/24 Happy EMS Week from the NJHCC | New Web-Based Courses on Pandemic Planning, Mass Care | Navigating Hurricane Preparedness Season: Ensuring Healthcare Resilience May 23, 2024
5/09/24 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza | States Pass Laws for Critical Incident Mapping of Schools | Lessons Learned: Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital Fire | More... May 9, 2024
4/25/24 Scientists Find Clues in Early Analysis of Newly Shared US H5N1 Avian Flu Sequences | Lessons Learned: Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital Fire April 25, 2024
4/11/24 New Web-Based Training Available | Wildfire Season | Person in the U.S Tested Positive for Avian Influenza A (H5N1) April 11, 2024
3/28/24 Situation Report: Measles | Telehealth's Applications for Preparedness and Response | #HealthWorkerWellBeing March 28, 2024
3/14/24 Restoring the Healthcare Workforce for Equity Program | Letter to Health Care Leaders on Cyberattack on Change Healthcare March 14, 2024
2/29/24 HPH Cybersecurity Performance Goals | NJOHSP 2024 Threat Assessment Feb. 29, 2024
2/22/24 NJ Extreme Heat Resilience Action Plan Survey | NJDOH Unveils New Overdose Mortality Dashboard Feb. 22, 2024


NJ Air Quality Resources Air Quality Report for New Jersey Wildfire Smoke: A Guide for Public Health Officials Revised 2019 PDF

ASHRAE: Protecting Building Occupants From Smoke During Wildfire and Prescribed Burn Events PDF

EPA: Smoke-Ready Toolbox

NWS Philadelphia/Mt. Holly Weather Page: Philadelphia/Mt. Holly (

NJEPA (English): Reduce Your Smoke Exposure Factsheet

NJEPA (Español): Reduzca su exposición al humo

NJDOH: Actions to protect health on poor air quality days factsheet

NJDOH (Español): Acciones para proteger la salud en los días de mala calidad del aire


Public Resources

COVID-19: The pandemic  response continues, including an added focus on rolling out a successful vaccination program to protect communities. CDC COVID-19

Hospital Preparedness Program: ASPR HHS

Hurricanes: The Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 through Nov. 30, and the National Atmospheric and Atmospheric Administration anticipates another above-average season, with a likely range of 13 to 20 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher). NJ Hurricane Resources

Plan Ahead for Disasters:

Plan and Prepare: NJOEM

Prepare Your Health: CDC


Coalition Resources


CPG 101: Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans Comprehensive Preparedness Guide [Download the CPG 101 guide from]

Continuity Resource Toolkit: Continuity Resource Tooklit on

Emergency Preparedness Rule: Emergency Preparedness Rule on

HSEEP Guide: Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) [Download the HSEEP guide from]

Hurricanes: ASPRTRACIE Hurricane Resources


Additional Resources