In the menu bar above, under the Resources tab, you will find a new page: Ebola Resources. As research develops and experiences with Ebola Patients continue to be documented, information is being disseminated widely and at a fast pace. This new page will serve as a single location for all of the most up-to-date information […]
Each May and October, Cabarrus County experiences a dramatic surge in population as NASCAR fans move in for upwards of two weeks in some cases to participate in the festivities that coincide with a NASCAR Race. Cabarrus Co EMS handles this surge in population by establishing dedicated treatment locations and teams around the Speedway. […]
Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center is upgrading their Emergency Decon Facilities. During the renovation, at the request of the Novant Health, the MHPC has deployed their SMAT II Decon Trailer to the facility. MHPC Staff also provided an orientation to the trailer and the equipment the facility decon team would need to utilize.
Tony Rich from Novant Health presented two Exercise Evaluation Courses in preparation for the regional exercises this summer. This interactive class presented methods to understand and implement the key roles of the exercise evaluator. Please visit the Program Highlights page to view the video. View Class Video
Local, Regional, and State partners convened to discuss integrated strategic planning for the coming year.
September 2013- The MHPC participated in the planning and execution of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) exercise. In this exercise, patients and their “service” animals were transferred from an Air National Guard C-130, through the MHPC’s triage area, and into either Carolina’s MED-1 or the hangar for further assessment, treatment, and transport.
August 2011- During one of the hottest weeks of the year, the chiller at Catawba Valley Medical Center stopped working. Utilizing some of the resources of the MHPC, namely the portable HVAC units, they were able to cool the integral parts of their hospital until the chiller could be repaired.