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Civil unrest while managing a pandemic: Lessons learned

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January 3, 2021

Lessons from Minneapolis

by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com)

The past year has been brutal on many levels, especially for those in healthcare. Layered throughout the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic was the cold and snow of winter, the broiling heat of summer, the fury of hurricanes, wildfires, and earthquakes, and manmade disasters like multi-vehicle accidents and chemical spills. And alongside all of these was what many described as an epidemic of civil unrest.

CMS requires an all-hazards approach to emergency management. While some communities are familiar with gang violence and mass casualty shootings, few are prepared for riots.

CMS requires an all-hazards approach to emergency management. While some communities are familiar with gang violence and mass casualty shootings, few are prepared for riots.



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