Monthly Archives: March 2017

Progression of the MHPC’s Long Term Care Program

The MHPC’s Long Term Care Program began several years ago and has grown into a solid program that is responsible for providing regional Long Term Care facilities with education and assistance when needed. A need arose for the coalition to become involved with regional long-term care facilities because it was found that though they were […]

Webinar: CMS Preparedness Rules

Interested in learning more about the new CMS Emergency Preparedness Final Rule? How the final rule impacts more than just hospitals? The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Healthcare Caucus has partnered with ASPR to conduct a two-part webinar series to discuss the new CMS Preparedness Final Rule. On September 16, 2016 CMS released a […]

MHPC Facilitates Novant Hospital First Receiver Training

At the beginning of February, MHPC went to Novant Main Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina to provide hospital first receiver decontamination training. The first day provided both lecture and hands-on training while the second day served as a train the trainer class. Members of Novant’s Public Safety department attended the class to be the trainers […]

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Preparathon! Tornado Drill

Here in Charlotte-Mecklenburg County, spring often brings violent tornadoes along with budding leaves and new flowers. That’s why Charlotte-Mecklenburg County is conducting their PrepareAthon! Drill for Tornado Safety on Wednesday, March 8. While everyone knows it’s important to prepare, this drill will ensure that all area residents know exactly what to do in the event […]