Per the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), we are focusing on the following four capabilities this year. All projects, exercises, and educational opportunities must relate to at least one of these capabilities.
Foundation for Healthcare and Medical Readiness
Healthcare and Medical Response Coordination
Continuity of Healthcare Service Delivery
Projects completed or in progress this fiscal year include:
Scholarships for NWWIHERC members to attend emergency preparedness related training and education.
Resupplying 21 pediatric mass casualty kits to be distributed to EMS, Air Medical, and hospitals throughout the region
Multi-victim trauma bags available to borrow for your local music festival, community celebration or other large gatherings
WISCOM radio training and technical assistance for hospitals
Ongoing support and training for healthcare partners related to the CMS Emergency Preparedness Standard
Regional training as requested on topics such as:
- Crisis Emergency Risk Communication
- Volunteer Receptions Centers
- ICS 101 for CMS Partners
- Family Assistance Center Training