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Upcoming Meeting:

 Date: November 19, 2019

Time: 10:00 A.M.- 2 P.M.

Location:

Washakie Medical Center

Worland, WY 82410

Big Horn Basin

Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (BHB HCC)

Serving These Counties:

Big Horn

Hot Springs

Park

Washakie

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

Mission

 

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. 

        

National Resources 

*SAMSA includes a 24/7 Disaster Distress Hotline