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Hospitals, Health Facilities Must Report Public Safety Power Shutoffs to CDPH

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The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued All Facilities Letter (AFL) 19-30.1 — rescinding AFL 19-30 — explaining requirements and processes for health care facilities to report public safety power shutoff (PSPS) events to CDPH as “unusual occurrences.”

The AFL includes information on which facilities are required to report PSPS events, the information they are required to report, contact information for various CDPH and Medical Health Operational Area Coordination offices, and additional links and resources.