Hospital Emergency Preparedness
EMSTAT- Emergency Status Reporting website- provides operational information about licensed care facilities in Louisiana.
DO NOT USE EMSTAT TO REQUEST EMERGENCY SUPPORT OR ASSISTANCE!
REQUEST FOR EMERGENCY RESOURCES SHOULD BE ROUTED THROUGH YOUR PLANNED CHANNELS STARTING WITH LOCAL EMERGENCY RESOURCES!
EMSTAT IS NOT CONTINOUSLY MONITORED.
Hospitals are required to enter, maintain and updated their information as required or as requested:
Facility Status - To be updated as requested:
Operating Status- Which parts of hospital are: Open, Closed, Date, Notes
Evacuation Status- Fully evacuated, Partially evacuated, Sheltering In Place (SIP)
Quick Update Box- for use only if all facility status information is unchanged from last update
Fuel Status- adequate, critically low, out, date.
Facility Contacts - To be kept current, update as information changes
Emergency Contacts- Names, Types/Positions, Phone and Email information
Utility Providers- Name, account #, Type: Electricity, Water, Natural Gas providers
Evacuation Host Sites and Emergency Transportation Providers- Name, Addresses, Contact info
Bed Types - To be kept current, update as information changes
Hospitals need to choose the types of beds they have and staff. The hospital will then need to report census information on these bed types.
Facility Census for Hospitals shall be updated as required or requested
Bed Types need to be entered first then for each bed type enter Staffed Capacity; Census; Available Beds, Available in 24 hours; Available in 72 hours
Facility Generators - To be kept current, update as information changes
Generators- Make/Model, Output in Kilowatts, Phase (single or three), Voltage, Burn rate (fuel consumed in one hour); Generator Services Powered- what does each generator supply power to
Fuel Tanks- list of fuel tanks. Match the fuel tank(s) to its generator(s) , provide location of tank for refueling
Encounters - To be kept current, update as information changes
HHS Questions - H1N1 Report- answer each question
Answer each question, use drop down when available. Add notes as necessary
Facility Power Outages - To be updated as requested
Incident- what event (storm, event) is the cause of the outage
Event- what resource (power, water, phone), when did it go out, when was it restored
Generator- electrical outages only - generator being used, tank being used, fuel burn rate, gallons of fuel
Click here to access a User's Guide for data entry instructions.
Click the EMSTAT logo to get to login page.
Click the ESF-8 logo to go to the log in page.
General Information, Username & Password, Tech Support:
Public Health Emergency - MDS Guidance 8/31/08