Hospital Preparedness

The Hospital Preparedness Program coordinates and supports emergency preparedness activities across the healthcare continuum; engaging hospitals, long term care facilities, emergency medical services, and clinics in planning and implementing systems to increase capacity to provide care to those affected by emergencies and infectious disease outbreaks.

Phone: 701-328-2748
Fax: 701-328-0357
Mail: 1720 Burlington Drive
Bismarck, ND 58504


PHEVR/MRC (Public Health Emergency Volunteer Reserve/Medical Reserve Corps) is a partnership between the state and local health departments and communities throughout the state of North Dakota. Through this partnership we have created a statewide, secure database of credentialed healthcare professionals and others who are interested in volunteering their services in an emergency.

HC Standard

Health Care Standard (HC Standard) is data management tool utilized by NDDoH. HC Standard is designed to be very flexible with the data collected; data can easily be manipulated, converted into reports, and tracked for lengths of time. HC Standard also contains the Patient Tracking System which provides a convenient and reliable way for healthcare employees to gather and instantly share information with colleagues at any number of locations. 10 min Training Video for Applications

HAN Assets – Medical Cache Requests


HC Standard: Reporting Bed Availability

HAN Assets: Ordering for Drills and Exercises

ND Health Alert Network: Receiving a HAN Message

ND Health Alert Network – Requesting an Alert


Useful Information:

2017 - 2022 Health Care Preparedness and Response Capabilities: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

2019 - 2023 Hospital Preparedness Program: Performance Measures Implementation Guidance: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

PHEP Operational Readiness Review Interim Guidance: March 2021 and Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities: Budget Period 3: July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

2017 IV Shortage

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