• Healthcare

    20180907 HURRICANE FLORENCE
    Please prepare now and monitor
    the weather closely.

  • Healthcare

    Have you heard the big news? The
    Eastern Healthcare Preparedness
    Coalition is getting its own app!
    Stay tuned for more information.

  • Healthcare

    Are you in need of notes from the 2018
    North Carolina Disaster Symposium?
    Follow our link to get updates on speakers
    and presentations as they become available.

  • Healthcare

    EHPC is home to one of the regions three
    Medical Ambulance Buses. This bus deployed
    two times during Hurricane Matthew to assist
    with a nursing home evacuation.

  • Healthcare

    EHPC works diligently with response partners
    to assist in community safety outreach. Most
    recently, EHPC took the Medical Ambulance
    Bus to Pamlico County for a Meet and Greet.

Healthcare Preparedness

The Eastern Healthcare Preparedness Coalition has four meetings each year which allow local healthcare partners to come together to address preparedness and response topics impacting eastern North Carolina. By signing up to be a part of the coalition, our partners will receive meeting invitations, important news, and an opportunity to participate in educational offerings and trainings.

News

Sep
16

Alternate Care Facility Trailers of Use During Hurricane Florence

Prior to Hurricane Florence, hospitals, ancillary care facilities, and EMS agencies were working through every avenue to request cots to help billet […]

Sep
18

EHPC Communications Unit Supports Regional Hospital

Following Hurricane Florence, eastern North Carolina was facing widespread critical communications outages. EHPC was able to support a regional hospital […]

Events

Aug
16

Healthcare Coalition Meeting (3rd Quarter)

August 16, 2018
Greenville, NC

Oct
1

All Hazards Incident Commander Course

October 1-5, 2018
Kinston, NC

Jan
17

Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness

January 17-18, 2019
Greenville NC

EHPC COMU

EHPC SMAT is capable of supporting mission critical communication needs on a local, regional and statewide basis. The unit consists of North Carolina credentialed AHIMT Communication Unit Leader and Communication Unit Technician positions. The team is capable of deploying for a minimum of seventy two hours in the support of IMT/incident/planned event support. The unit is equipped for all modes in a variety of portable platforms.

EHPC: Our Mission

To facilitate coordination and cooperation throughout the region of Eastern North Carolina by ensuring partners have the capability to mitigate, prepare, respond, and recover from critical health events.