Tragedy in Ohio Nursing Home – Active Shooter/Hostage situation

Sadly, the statement that “it will never happen here” is one we often hear about in emergency preparedness and healthcare – more specifically in the long term care setting.  On May 12, 2017 – a nursing home in Ohio was faced with this scenario – and it was not a drill.  The following link will take you to a timeline of occurrences during the day.

Please feel free to review this article and try to envision what you would be doing in your facility if this occurred.