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Emergency Planning and Preparedness

Overview of Supplies and Equipment

The equipment that was purchased for the Hospital CBRN Preparedness Program is the same for all hospitals to ensure inter-operability and common skill sets across the healthcare system. Hospitals will be provided with a pre-determined package according to level designation.

Hospital levels are based on :

  • Geographic distribution: at least one Level One or Two hospital in each LHIN
  • Hospital capacity to manage emergency victims
  • High-level hazard identification and risk assessment
  • All sites of a hospital corporation to be considered separately If either emergency department or urgent care centre

Number of emergency victims to be managed according to level :

  • Level 1  -  100 victims
  • Level 2  -  60 victims
  • Level 3  -  25 victims
  • Level 4  -  10 victims

For security purposes, this site offers only a broad overview of the supplies and equipment that have been purchased and the amounts of equipment purchased for each hospital. For more information, please contact the EMB at emergencymanagement.moh@ontario.ca.

For More Information

Ministry of Health
Health System Emergency Management Branch
1075 Bay Street, Suite 810
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5S 2B1
Fax : 416-212-4466
TTY : 1-800-387-5559
E-mail : emergencymanagement.moh@ontario.ca


Health workers and health sector employers can call the Healthcare Provider Hotline for more information
Toll free : 1-866-212-2272

CritiCall Ontario provides a 24 hour call centre for hospitals to contact on-call specialists; arrange for appropriate hospital bed access and facilitate urgent triage for patients

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