Disaster Preparedness

The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District (Hospital) is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff. The purpose of the All-Hazard Emergency Operation Plan & Implementing Procedures is to maintain an effective system to manage natural disasters and other emergencies in the organization or within the community that may disrupt the organization’s ability to provide care, treatment, mitigate, respond to and recover from the effects of any disaster or emergency.

The Hospital maintains a partnership with public and private organizations to support and assist the on-going operation of the Hospital in the event of a disaster.

  • Big Bear Valley Mountain Mutual Aid
  • Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency
  • American Red Cross
  • San Bernardino County Department Of Public Health
  • San Bernardino County Operational Area
  • Public utilities
  • Public transportation
  • Cal Trans
  • California Highway Patrol
  • Big Bear City Fire Department
  • Big Bear lake Fire Protection District
  • San Bernardino County Sheriff Department
The Bear Valley Community Hospital Staff Is Trained In
  • Incident Command System (ICS) 100,200
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) 700,800
  • Hazardous Materials for Healthcare Decontamination
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB)
  • Hospital Incident Command System (HICS)
Information Links For Disaster Preparedness