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Who We Are

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The Eastern Virginia Healthcare Coalition is a geographically inclusive body open to all organizations/entities that provide or support health services within the following 27 jurisdictions of Eastern Virginia that wish to work collaboratively on emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery activities: Accomack County, Chesapeake, Essex County, Franklin, Gloucester County, Hampton, Isle of Wight County, James City County, King and Queen County, King William County, Lancaster County, Matthews County, Middlesex County, Newport News, Norfolk, Northampton County, Northumberland County, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Richmond County, Smithfield, Southampton County, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Westmoreland County, Williamsburg, and York County.

The Coalition endeavors to develop and promote the emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery capabilities of local healthcare entities by: strengthening community medical resiliency; surge capacity and capabilities; building relationships and partnerships; developing emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery capability guidelines; facilitating communication, information and resource sharing; maximizing utilization of existing resources; coordinating training, drills, and exercises; and supporting the Regional Healthcare Coordinating Centers (RHCC).

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