Posts by Disaster Hawk Media

Chico News: Fifteen Minutes: Patrick Hardy, disaster preparedness expert

With his new app, Disaster Hawk, Sacramento-based disaster preparedness expert Patrick Hardy aims to make disaster planning less confounding for families, small businesses and just about anybody. As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise, Hardy provides advice for preparing for ongoing stay-at-home orders and a potentially worse second wave. You are a disaster preparedness expert by profession.…

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Disaster Hawk Featured in Bay 9 News Story

Disaster App Developer Offers Tips for Possible COVID-19 Second Wave By Sarah Blazonis Pasco CountyPUBLISHED 5:47 PM ET Jul. 16, 2020 PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — The developer of the app Disaster Hawk, meant to help users plan for a range of emergencies, tells Spectrum Bay News 9 now is the time for individuals, families, and businesses to start…

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Patrick Hardy Interviewed by Sacramento News and Review

The creator of Disaster Hawk, a disaster preparation app, gives his tips on the next round of COVID-19 concerns Fifteen years into his career, disaster preparedness expert Patrick Hardy has settled in the Sacramento area. His new app, Disaster Hawk, aims to make disaster planning less confounding for families, small businesses and just about anybody. As…

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America’s Disaster Planner Patrick Hardy Joins Fox 56 Discussion

https://fox56.com/news/local/disaster-planning-expert-businesses-need-to-prepare-for-potential-second-covid-19-wave (WOLF) — Governor Tom Wolf predicted last week a coronavirus resurgence this fall. We even saw the highest case count in months Tuesday. Wolf wants businesses and families to be prepared just in case, and that means saving money and supplies. A disaster planning expert, Patrick Hardy, weighed in on what you should do. “They…

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Patrick Hardy Provides Hoteliers with Guidance on Disaster Planning

Hotels: You Need a Disaster Plan

What prompted you to create Disaster Hawk?Before Disaster Hawk, families and small businesses had to spend hours and days developing a static, written plan that was going to gather dust and never be seen or used again. I wanted to use my expertise to design custom plans that require just 90 seconds to finish, and…

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CEO Patrick Hardy Interviewed by Nation’s Restaurant News

“The first thing a restaurant needs to do is to create a “lessons learned” plan from the first wave, and that’s three different sub-steps: first, conduct a debriefing with all of your staff and ask them two questions: “what did we do well?” and “what do we need to work on?” Those are the lessons…

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America’s Disaster Planner Pens Article for FastCasual on COVID

Is your restaurant prepared for possible second wave of COVID-19

https://www.fastcasual.com/blogs/is-your-restaurant-prepared-for-possible-second-wave-of-covid-19/ The unique circumstances of the COVID-19 Pandemic has provided an unprecedented challenge to restaurant operations throughout the U.S. and the world. National lockdowns followed by uneven reopening schemes and state-by-state procedural and sanitation guidance have forced management teams to quickly pivot and adapt to a rapidly evolving environment. Successful restaurant operators will need to…

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ABC10 Features Disaster Hawk App

ABC 10 Disaster Hawk

Patrick Hardy and Disaster Hawk were featured on ABC10 touting the planning capabilities provided by Disaster Hawk for COVID19. https://www.abc10.com/video/entertainment/television/programs/your-california-life/preparing-for-a-second-wave-of-covid19/103-84e87581-02c7-4e0c-8778-3d394a3e283b

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America’s Disaster Planner Patrick Hardy Provides Restaurant Owners Guidance on COVID19

How restaurants should prepare for a second wave of COVID-19, according to a disaster planning expert

https://www.restaurant-hospitality.com/restaurants-ready/how-restaurants-should-prepare-second-wave-covid-19-according-disaster-planning As coronavirus numbers begin to rise again in certain regional hotspots like Texas and Florida, the restaurant industry — which is just starting to recover from months of closed dining rooms — will have to reckon with the possibility of another wave of COVID-19. But if states begin to go into complete lockdown again,…

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