Disaster Plan Checklist

Planning for an immediate disaster evacuation may seem overwhelming and daunting. To help you look at the project in bite-size, manageable pieces, consider using this checklist as a guide.

A detail checklist can be found on AVMA site along with other valuable resources, https://www.avma.org/KB/Resources/Reference/disaster/Pages/Emergency-Planning-Resources-for-Veterinary-Practices-Disaster-Preparedness.aspx  Continue reading

Disaster Planning is for Veterinary Hospitals, too!


DISASTER PLANNING IS FOR VETERINARY HOSPITALS, TOO

Disasters come in all shapes and sizes. How has your team prepared?

“Quick, there’s a fire, call 9-1-1!” The very thought of a disaster within your veterinary hospital must bring shivers to your spine. Those who have experienced it wish they never had and those who prepared for it are grateful they did!

The Institute for Business and Home Safety (www.disastersafety.org) estimates that 25 percent of companies are unable to reopen after a major disaster. Unfortunately, tragedy strikes, and only then do most businesses consider the importance of disaster planning and emergency preparedness. Continue reading