Oregon Coastal Hospitals Preparing for Cascadia
Oregon Health Authority. (2018). Oregon Coastal Hospitals Preparing for Cascadia.
This report summarizes a project that was conducted to determine the state of preparedness of coastal hospitals in response to a Cascadia earthquake and tsunami, and to assess what is needed to reduce earthquake damage in order to provide sufficient healthcare services following the event. The project assessed each hospital’s level of awareness and preparedness for earthquakes and tsunamis and highlighted the information and resources hospitals need to effectively plan for a magnitude 9 Cascadia earthquake and accompanying tsunami.