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.

  • SMAT

    In 2017, the EHPC SMAT was home to over
    300 medical and non medical volunteers.
    We are always in search of new, dedicated,
    hard working team members

  • SMAT

    Each year, the EHPC SMAT team assists
    in providing medical coverage for a number
    of planned events. Keep an eye out for an
    upcoming deployments on our Events Page.

  • SMAT

    The EHPC SMAT houses over 15
    mobile resources ranging from
    prime movers to Vidant Medical
    Center's M.A.B.


Interested in joining the Eastern Healthcare Preparedness Coalition's SMAT Team? Click the link to the right to get started!


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CDC Plans Session on the Medical Response to a Nuclear Detonation

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ICS-300 – Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents

June 4 – 6, 2018
Elizabeth City, NC


CERT – Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training Class

June 18, 2018
Lenoir, NC


ICS-400 – Advanced Incident Command System Command and General Staff – Complex Incidents

June 21, 2018
Elizabeth City, NC

About Us

The EHPC SMAT is a multidiscipline
volunteer team of medical and non
medical professionals, established
to provide mobile medical support
for short and long term disasters or
catastrophic events.

SMAT: Our Mission

To ensure the delivery of healthcare services that protect the health and well-being of the residents and guests of North Carolina before, during, and after events that may overwhelm the healthcare system.

The EHPC SMAT Team will be
assisting with medical coverage
for the 2018 Cherry Point Air
Show from May 4-6, 2018.

Have you seen our new challenge coins? Volunteer at the next State Medical Assistance Team event and receive one!

Interested in being a part of this awesome team! Why don't you check us out and learn how to volunteer at our next event.