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Course Description

OHEP-2024HECPST Healthcare Facility Evacuation Center (HEC) Worker Practical Skills Training

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Monday, June 24, 2024 | 1:00-3:00pm — 90 Church Street, New York, NY 10007 Live Training (in-person or online) 6/24/2024 to 6/24/2024 Meeting Times
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Monday, June 17, 2024 | 1:00-3:00pm — 875 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206 Live Training (in-person or online) 6/17/2024 to 6/17/2024 Meeting Times

Course Description

The NYSDOH OHEP and its emergency planning partners continue to streamline healthcare facility evacuation planning and enhance operations of the Healthcare Facility Evacuation Center (HEC).


The HEC is a NYSDOH led coordination center that centralizes support for an evacuation of hospitals, nursing homes, adult care facilities, veterans and psychiatric hospitals. The HEC supports evacuating and sheltering in place (SiP) healthcare facilities with information, bed availability and transportation resources, troubleshooting and the repatriation of healthcare facilities following an event.


Please choose one session to attend.


Course Objectives:

  • This training is the subsequent course to the online HEC Worker Webinar Training modules.
  • The online training module for the appropriate role is the prerequisite for this training.
  • This training will review key points from the online training modules and then provide an opportunity to practice these concepts through different training scenarios using the HEC Application.


Target Audience:

Individuals who would be expected to staff the HEC.



Please verify your contact information and employer information in your LMS profile when registering. Any required course correspondence will be sent using the e-mail address listed in LMS.

Average Completion Time

2 hours


  • Users must have completed the online training module for the appropriate role.
  • An active Health Commerce System (HCS) account and HEC Application access are also required.

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Course Competencies

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