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NJHA’s Emergency Preparedness staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to support member and non-member hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare providers in the event of an emergency. Healthcare providers may call the Emergency Preparedness hotline at 800-457-2262 for assistance.

During business hours, contact Director of Emergency Preparedness Diane Anderson at 609-275-4209, danderson@njha.com.

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COVID-19: NJHA continues to support the healthcare community during the pandemic with emergency preparedness expertise, clinical leadership, policy and regulatory support, data, communications and supply chain assistance, in collaboration with public health agencies. Visit the Coronavirus resource page for a wealth of resources updated daily.

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Hurricane Season: The Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 through Nov. 30, and the National Atmospheric and Atmospheric Administration anticipates another above-average season, with a likely range of 13 to 20 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher).