Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness Requirements

CALA members led successful efforts to significantly strengthen emergency preparedness in the state’s RCFEs and CCRCs. AB 3098, authored by Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale), requires emergency preparedness plans with additional specificity, enhanced and expanded staff training programs and drill exercises, and evacuation chairs in each stairwell.

  • The Details: AB 3098 (Friedman) New and Existing Requirements (Members Only - Sign in to view content below)
    This document outlines requirements that are in place today and new provisions added by AB 3098, along with helpful tips for certain requirements.

Resources & Best Practices

Emergency Prep Web Resources

Access a curated list of state and federal resources for help with staff training, community preparedness, emergency alerts, and disaster relief.

Types of Emergencies

Prepare for a variety of emergencies and find out which types of emergencies you should prepare for based on geographic location.

Planned Safety Power Shutoffs

Prepare for a PSPS event, including quick links to the largest power companies in California.

Members Only Resources

This section is a benefit of CALA membership. Members, please sign in to view the content. Non-members, please contact Kate Henneinke to inquire about membership in CALA.
  • Things to Consider When Developing an Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Plan
  • Things to Consider When Receiving Evacuated Residents
  • Things to Consider When Planning for a PSPS
  • PIN 20-28-ASC – Emergency Resident Transfers During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic
  • The Details: AB 3098 (Friedman) New and Existing Requirements
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