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  • Developing regional emergency operations plans


  • Increasing Medical Surge Capacity

  • Bringing unique education & training to our healthcare partners


"Private-sector preparedness is not a luxury; it is a cost of doing business in the post-9/11 world. It is ignored at a tremendous potential cost in lives, money and national security."    -    The 9/11 Commission Report

The Eastern Virginia Healthcare Coalition - Building Partnerships in Preparedness

Acute Care Hospitals

Collaborating to enhance all aspects of hospital preparedness.

Long Term Care Facilities

Building resiliency through planning and preparedness investments.

Public Health

Engaging with healthcare partners to strengthen community health before, during & after an emergency.

Emergency Medical Services

Integrating with EMS partners to enhance the quality of patient care in all phases of a disaster.

  • Be Hurricane Ready!

    The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) encourages all citizens and businesses in the Commonwealth to Be Hurricane Ready. To learn more CLICK HERE.

  • VHASS On-Demand Training

    Need to know how to use the Virginia Healthcare Alerting & Status System (VHASS)? On-demand training on VHASS is available on this website. To view one or more of these brief, video tutorials click on the button below.

    VHASS On-Demand

  • Amateur Radio Operators Needed

    The Healthcare Emergency Amateur Radio Team (H.E.A.R.T.) is seeking volunteers to serve as amateur radio operators in healthcare facilities throughout the eastern Virginia. Training will be provided. Click on the button below to learn more about this unique and interesting program and to contact our Volunteer Coordinators.


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The Eastern Virginia Healthcare Coalition is a collaboration of healthcare organizations and providers, public health departments, and community partners working together to care for our community before, during and after an emergency. Our strength lies in your participation. Please consider joining the coalition if your organization is not currently a member.

Our Vision.

We envision an inclusive, knowledgeable healthcare community that focuses in effective and efficient processes to collaborate, standardize and advocate for resiliency and sustainability before, during and after a disaster.


Our Location.


Our office is co-located with the Tidewater Emergency Medical Services Council (TEMS) at 1104 Madison Plaza, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320. Call us at (757) 963-0632.


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