2020-2021 Quarterly Meeting Dates

2020-2021 Quarterly Meeting Schedule All meetings are virtual. Email hannah.gompers@atriumhealth.org to register. December 11th, 2020: 0930-1100 March 26th, 2021: 0930-1200 June 18th, 2021: 0930-1200  

MHPC to Host Partner Town Hall Meetings

Throughout FY 19-20, MHPC will be hosting Town Hall style meetings with each of their partners types. Each partner type (EM, LTC, Public Health, EMS, and Hospitals) can expect to meet at least twice a year. All meetings are held in person to promote more thorough and productive conversations. The goal of these meetings to […]

MHPC September Deployment – World Equestrian Games

Early September began with staff assisting at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon, NC. The team worked side-by-side with Carolinas MED1 to ensure athletes and spectators alike had access to urgent medical care. Overall, the team was at Tryon from the beginning of September until September 12th, when Hurricane Florence was projected to make landfall […]

MHPC Hosts CMS Emergency Preparedness Workshops Throughout Region

Beginning in May 2017, the team at the Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Coalition began hosting and teaching a series of workshop aimed at helping better prepare the 17 provider types that will be affected by the upcoming CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule. Since starting in May, ten workshops have been held in the Metrolina Region with over […]

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 […]

MHPC Participates in 2017 McGuire EOC Exercise

On Tuesday, August 8th, the MHPC participated in the McGuire Nuclear Station graded exercise with agencies and organizations from around the region as we worked through a scenario that involved a potential emergency at the station, and how to best protect and notify the community. Around the region, multiple counties open and staffed their Emergency […]

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 […]

MHPC Participates in CMPD/FBI Full-Scale Exercise

On Wednesday, March 29th,  the MHPC participated in a joint CMPD/FBI mass casualty exercise. This exercise focused on the aftermath of a complex, multi-threat incident involving an active shooter in addition to an IED detonation within a workplace. Participants from CMPD/FBI processed each crime scene, collecting and preserving evidence both from the scene as well […]

The MHPC Attends Wester 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 […]

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 […]