Fiscal Year 21_22 Quarter 1 Meeting
Date: August 25, 2021
Big Horn Basin
Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (BHB HCC)
Serving These Counties:
The purpose of the Big Horn Basin HCC is to bring together a multiagency and multidisciplinary group of entities and individuals working together to promote, consolidate and collaborate in a unified response to emergencies affecting the region.
The HCC will enhance the region’s ability to achieve emergency preparedness capabilities recommended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Achieving the emergency preparedness capabilities will give Wyoming health and medical partners the opportunity to continue developing and implementing a statewide strategic vision for health sector preparedness.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE LINKS
The goal of the HCC is to promote and to enhance the emergency preparedness and response capabilities of healthcare entities through:
Building relationships and partnerships
Facilitating communication, information and resource sharing
Promoting situation awareness among HCC members
Coordinating training, drills and exercises
Strengthening medical surge capacity and capabilities
Assisting emergency management and Emergency Support Function (ESF) #8 partners
Maximizing movement and utilization of existing resources
Local & State Resources
*VOAD includes a comprehensive listing of civic, religious, and private volunteer organizations who are active in the Big Horn Basin regions in the event of an emergency or disaster.
*SAMSA includes a 24/7 Disaster Distress Hotline