May 21, 2019

DHS releases action guide for healthcare facilities on active shooter incidents

By: Judy Mathias

Editor’s Note

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued an action guide for active shooter incidents specifically for hospitals and healthcare facilities.

The action guide includes potential indicators of an individual who may become an active shooter.

It also gives recommendations for staff on what they should do if there is an active shooter and information on mitigation strategies and protective measures.


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