Recent Medical Support Unit Deployments

It has been a busy couple of weeks for the MHPC Medical Support Units. From August 7th to August 16th, MSU 2 was on a planned deployment to Cleveland County to support Cleveland County EMS for their response to the American Legion World Series. CCEMS uses the MSU as a First Aid Location for the […]

The MHPC Deploys Assets and Personnel in Support of Carolina Rebellion

May is always a busy month for the Coalition, with the month beginning and ending with regional events.  During the weekend of May 5-7, MHPC supported CHS-Northeast Events Medicine and Cabarrus County EMS by providing logistical and medical assistance during the Carolina Rebellion concert event in Cabarrus County. In addition to personnel, MHPC deployed two […]

The MHPC Attends Western Shelter Training

On March 22, 2017 MHPC and MED1 team members attended training on the Western Shelter GK 20. The class instructor was Jean-Louis Gomes from Wester Shelter Systems, USA. MED1 hosted the class at their warehouse facility and their shelter was used for the hands on. The training covered information on the following: Important points about the shelter […]

MHPC Participates in Full-Scale Exercise with Cabarrus Health Alliance

MHPC participated in the Cabarrus Health Alliance’s full-scale exercise testing a drive-thru POD on Friday, February 10th. Staff provided assistance with the exercise as evaluators and were responsible for critiquing different elements of the exercise. Prior to the exercise beginning, staff were given a safety briefing and brief introduction to their command staff. Following the […]

MHPC Coordinates Response to Flooded areas Following Hurricane Matthew

Just one week following the civil unrest in Charlotte, Hurricane Matthew began making its way up the southeastern coast and our counterparts in Florida began sending requests to North Carolina for resources with the anticipation of severe damage and a large population to be affected. The MHPC was contacted to begin assembling clinical staffing and […]

MHPC Establishes Role as Liaison During Civil Unrest in Charlotte

What happened? Following an officer involved shooting on September 20, 2016, the Charlotte area experienced episodes of civil unrest. While peaceful at times, intermittent episodes of violence continued throughout the duration of the event, lasting until roughly September 25. Initial protests began late afternoon on Tuesday, September 20, only hours after the shooting occurred. Incidents […]

Anson County Health & Rehabilitation HVAC Deployment

The popup summer storms that have been affecting the Metrolina region are bound to bring their share of issues with them, including series of power outages.  On Friday, July 15th, Anson County Health & Rehabilitation experienced one such outage after falling trees impacted nearby power lines.  Though generator power was able to provide emergency lighting […]

Carolina Rebellion SMAT Support

The beginning of May brought with it the first SMAT deployment of an already busy month. Members of the Metrolina SMAT and staff of the MHPC deployed resources and personnel to Carolina Rebellion held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Campgrounds from May 6th through May 8th. The Carolina Rebellion was a three day concert event […]

CPCC MCI Drill

April allowed the MHPC staff and Metrolina SMAT volunteers to participate in a large-scale MCI Drill in conjunction with Central Piedmont Community College’s EMS Program, Charlotte Fire Department, and MEDIC. The bi-annual event was held at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in hopes of helping seventy-five future EMT graduates gain the hands-on experience of an […]

NASCAR Race Weekends SMAT Support

Following the substantial deployment of assets and personnel to the Carolina Rebellion earlier in the month of May, the MHPC and Metrolina SMAT were requested to by Cabarrus EMS to assist with two weekends of NASCAR races to be held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. This was the second year in a row that the […]