When a disaster hits a community or region, healthcare systems will be impacted and may need to respond. When healthcare systems already have relationships, it is easier to work together to efficiently respond to the disaster. Coordinated regional planning will create a more prepared and resilient healthcare system. As a member, your agency will:
Build ties with healthcare organizations, emergency management agencies, & community partners.
Work together in the planning process to address regional preparedness gaps.
Gain access to training, exercises, and regional assets provided by Region E.