News Release

Lessons from Wildfires, Hurricanes, Mass Shootings Top Agenda at Hospital Disaster Planning Conference
Strategies for Responding to Cyberattacks and Mass Casualty Shootings Also Will be Highlighted

SACRAMENTO (September 24, 2018) – The massive wildfires, devastating floods, catastrophic hurricanes and horrific mass shootings that have gripped not only California but our nation over the past couple of years are all real-time reminders of how vulnerable each one of us is to disaster, no matter who we are or where we live. Recognizing the importance of learning from past disasters and the need to prepare for the future, hospital and public safety officials from across California have gathered in Sacramento to discuss hospital emergency preparedness in the Golden State.