Hospital Guidebook for Access and Functional Needs (AFN) in a Disaster
Serving the AFN community during disasters

The AFN Guidebook is a tool hospital emergency managers can use to broaden their understanding of diverse AFN communities while empowering them to develop hospital policies and procedures, risk assessments, and Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs) capable of meeting the complexities associated with serving the AFN community during disasters.


  • Kevin Muszynski, Project Manager, Support Services
  • Steve Storbakken, Director, Emergency Preparedness & Environment of Care Compliance, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
  • L. Vance Taylor, Chief, Office of Access and Functional Needs, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services 

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