KY Health Care Coalitions

Hospital Preparedness/Healthcare Coalitions are a key component of dealing with localized or statewide emergencies. In this section we’ve included the information long-term care facilities should know and incorporate into their planning, including the function of area Health Care Coalitions, what to do and who to contact in the event of a disaster and how to handle an infectious disease outbreak.

Health Care Coalitions

Kentucky’s Health Care Coalitions (HCC) are responsible for developing an all-hazards approach to natural disasters and other emergencies that effect the operations of healthcare organizations including hospitals and nursing facilities.

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When Disaster Strikes

Steps to take at your facility when disaster strikes along with resources and key contacts to include in your disaster plans for quick access in the event of such an emergency. We try to keep these contacts as up-to-date as possible.

Disaster Preparedness

Infectious Disease

Emerging infectious disease (EID) threats should be and integral part of an all-hazards planning approach. Examples of EIDs include Influenza, Ebola, Zika Virus and others.

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