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Please prepare now and monitor
the weather closely.
Have you heard the big news? The
Eastern Healthcare Preparedness
Coalition is getting its own app!
Stay tuned for more information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.