Emergency Planning and Preparation

Parents tell us...

close up of emergency plan checklist

"Before I had my son I didn't worry about earthquakes.  Now I have to plan a battery backup for his wheelchair."

Planning for medical emergencies

Some children need the emergency room more often than others.

This toolkit can help you plan for the emergency room

Download the AAP Allergy and Anaphylaxis Emergency Plan

Medical form for emergencies for children with special health care needs.

Planning for a future mental health crisis.  Yours or your child's/youth's, Oregon's declaration of mental health treatment DMHT

NAMI tip sheet: Managing a mental health crisis guide English and Spanish

hero kids

HERO Kids Registry Share your child's important health information with Emergency Room and Emergency Medical Services before an emergency happens.

Toddler girl sitting on the floor eating from a bowl

"I have to be extra careful visiting my grandparents.  They have a pool and take a lot of medications." 

"I want to keep my daughter safe, but I also don't want to hold her back with my fears."


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